United States federal agencies allegedly raided the office of a Michigan-based science and technology centre last month through a crypto-related investigation, neighborhood information outlet Wood-TV reported Jan. 5.
Since Wood-TV reported, Chris Boden, the creator of The Geek Group, created a stay public announcement on YouTube Saturday night, that has apparently since been deleted. Boden allegedly claimed the workplace of his tech-oriented, non-profit company was raided by members of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Dec. 21, elaborating that computers and other equipment were obtained from his the workplace.
Wood-TV noted that Boden had said that he was”commercially trading in crypto-currency [sic] with no proper consent.”
The creator also allegedly believes he’s facing federal prison period and around $100,000 in legal expenses.
Boden submitted on Facebook now, Jan. 6, He would be composing a live public announcement within a open Google Doc, which by media time reads:
“On the advice of legal council I will not comment further on the Government’s ongoing investigation.”
Last month, the CEO of Romania’s biggest crypto exchange Coinflux was allegedly detained on a warrant from the U.S. for fraud, organized crime and money laundering. In August, South Korean authorities raided the office of a regional company whose alleged crypto scam promised investors that the spoils of a submerged Russian warship.