Weekend employee of a governmental authority of Florida was arrested for mining in the workplace. 51-year-old IT Manager has decided to mine cryptocurrencies and not pay for electricity. In the result, accused of embezzlement in especially large sizes. A more elaborate scheme pulled off a specialist of the stock exchange in Dubai.
Cheating cryptocurrency exchanges in the UAE
One of the local cryptocurrency platforms have lost 200 thousand dollars, according to CCN. The name of the exchange and the name of the employee, the journalists said. When it told of his plan to steal money.
The man held a position of expert in the management of trading systems. With the knowledge he cheated software that monitored the conduct of cryptocurrency transactions.
He converted a small percentage of the currency traded on the platform. Then entered into the database and loaded false information on fake web virtual account. Thanks to this, the employee transferred funds to their own wallet and other platforms.
In other words, he expertly covered his tracks. Moreover, as noted by the employer, he had no suspicion against the employee. According to the management, he has developed a trading platform and make money.
The company felt something was wrong after the mismatch between the carried out transactions and records in the system. Also complicating the situation is the fact that all the employees were using one admin account to log on to the website.
The fraudster was caught red-handed on his computer. He used fake usernames and accounts to communicate with other system users online. As it turned out later, the employee wanted to buy a house. The damage amounted to 200 thousand dollars, which slowly accumulated in his wallet.
Now waiting for the court and responsibility, the exchange filed a lawsuit. Further details find out later.
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