Orissa police crack Rs 1,000 crore cryptocurrency scam, arrests two individuals

  • The Economic Offence Wing of Orissa Police has busted a crypto-ponzi scam worth over Rs 1,000 crore, arresting Gurtej Singh Sidhu and Nirod Das.
  • The duo ran a scheme called STA Crypto promising high returns, with earnings supposedly generated from cryptocurrency.
  • Over 2 lakh people from various states invested in the scheme, with the police finding transactions totalling more than Rs 30 crore in Das’ account.
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