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Dutch Crypto Conman Scams Dozens in $2.2 Million Bitcoin Mining Fraud

By CCN: Authorities in the Netherlands have arrested a suspect who allegedly operated a bitcoin mining investment scam, according to Dutch daily De Gelrderlander. The fraudulent scheme which was reportedly started in 2017 earned the man named Berry van Mourik at least €2 million ($2.24 million). Berry was apprehended in Apeldoorn, a city in the Dutch province of Gelderland. Per the publication, van Mourik was a senior executive of two firms which sold bitcoin mining rigs. He sought investors to buy rigs with the understanding that he would operate the bitcoin mining operations on their behalf. The suspect promised the

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