Kanagawa Prefectural Police Headquarters arrested a 33-year-old Vietnamese office worker for fraudulently opening a trading account for crypto assets.

There was a deposit of more than 100 million yen in the account, and part of it was an "international romance scam" that made foreigners think that they were in a romantic relationship, and it was also used for overseas remittance of deceived money. , The police are proceeding with the elucidation of the actual situation.

The person arrested was Vu Van Tien, a 33-year-old Vietnamese office worker who lives in Nishiwaki City, Hyogo Prefecture.



According to the police, in June last year, a cryptocurrency trading account was opened for the purpose of letting others use it, and the ID and password were given to a third party, and there is a suspicion of fraud.

Damaged money for "international romance fraud" Is it also used for overseas remittance?

This account has a deposit of more than 100 million yen in about one month after opening, of which 1 million yen approaches by calling itself a foreigner on SNS and uses a large amount of love feelings. It was the victim of an "international romance scam" that cheated money.



Since the money was exchanged for crypto assets and sent to overseas accounts, the police are proceeding with the elucidation of the actual situation, assuming that it was used for money laundering of fraudulent groups.



In response to the investigation, he said, "I created an account, but I thought it would be okay for others to use it correctly."

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