South Korean prosecutors are investigating the theft of funds from their clients’ accounts. Suspected three cryptocurrency exchanges. According to the publication Chosun, they bought Bitcoins with customer money.
Representatives of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Southern District of Seoul searched the crypto exchanges from Monday to Wednesday, the spokesman said.
LEADERS AND EMPLOYEES TRANSFERED LISTED MONEY FROM CUSTOMERS ACCOUNTS ON OWN TO PURCHASE CRYPTOCURRENCY ON OTHER EXCHANGES
“The firms attracted our attention in January during our investigation of suspicious money transfers between the crypto exchange that discovered during the inspection by the Financial Services Commission and the Korean Financial Intelligence Service,” the prosecutor said.
According to the publication, prosecutors confiscated computer hard drives, money transfers, mobile phones and accounting files.
They also suspected of fraud with investors.