The CICPC captured a man who was allegedly scamming with Petro Oro 5.0 cryptocurrencies. Interestingly, the man had been interviewed 2 months earlier by TVes, one of the government channels.
- Venezuelan police arrested alleged crypto swindler
- Man was selling cryptocurrency called Petro Gold 5.0
- The alleged scammer a scammer is someone that participates in a fraudulent scheme. had appeared on a TV program.
- On Twitter he claimed to follow “the multipolar vision of the giant Hugo Chavez”.
Venezuela’s Scientific, Criminal and Criminalistic Investigations Corps, CICPC, the country’s investigative police, reported having arrested a man who was allegedly scamming with an alleged coin a coin can refer to a cryptocurrency that can operate independently or to a single unit of such cryptocurrency. of his own creation whose name was based on the government’s digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. currency, the petro . If applicable, the currency currency is a medium of exchange that defines value. was called Petro Gold 5.0.
This is what Douglas Rico, head of the CICPC said on his Instagram account:
“In order to strengthen the Cuadrantes de Paz, the Cicpc will continue to attend every space, every technological platform, every technical-scientific investigation, so officers of the Division of Computer Crime Investigations, made the arrest of a man in the vicinity of the Plaza Bolivar, Santa Teresa parish, Libertador municipality, Caracas, after proving that he was involved in scamming through the sale of cryptocurrencies. “.
Petro Gold 5.0
Rico’s report adds:
“As Anthony José Flores Tachau (32) was identified as the detainee, who had as modus operandi to make publications through social networks and various media, where he claimed to be a director of the company Fintech Del Alba, C.A., for which he presented a project called Petro Oro 5.0, which was backed by Venezuelan gold and prior knowledge of the national executive, with the intention that natural and legal persons invest investing is when you put money in a financial scheme with the intent of making a gain. in this type of crypto-asset”.
The police chief’s report also states that for that reason “in cooperation with officials of the National Superintendence of Crypto-assets (Sunacrip). an investigation process was carried out and it was possible to verify that the company is not registered in the system of the regulatory entity, nor does it have economic support the opposite of Resistance, it is a threshold that crypto’s price doesn’t fall below. in the Venezuelan territory; at the time of the apprehension, he identified himself as the executive coordinator in blockchain technology, a coordinator is a specialized client that allows nodes to verify the validity of their copy of the ledger against specific transactions. of finance and crypto-assets of the aforementioned company, exhibiting a document lacking legality and without governmental permission”.
He also said that the case is at the disposal of the Second Prosecutor’s Office of the Public Prosecutor of the Metropolitan Area of Caracas.
The company was announced on TVes
Paradoxically, the representative of the company was interviewed about 2 months ago on one of the television channels controlled by the government, TVes The channel that in 2007 took over the frequency of RCTV, whose concession was not renewed for political reasons.
There, the journalist Barry Cartaya interviewed him, but not before praising the initiative. Flores (the man now captured) responded to him: “We are focused on reaching the heart of the people because we know their real needs and one is cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. training.” He added that they were developing games NFT non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are cryptocurrencies that do not possess the property of fungibility. (tokens no fungibles). According to him, the resources invested in the NFTs non-fungible token, a unique non-interchangeable piece of digital content that is stored on a distributed ledger (blockchain). were actually being invested in real companies that, for example, were carrying out agricultural work. “We are going to ensure that our resources are distributed equitably.” he said on the show.
Dijo que estaban bringing equipment from abroad in partnership with international companies and the national government. He talked about the creation of popular cryptoacademies. On the show he shared a phone number and email for the public to contact him.
On Twitter, also Fintech del Alba, Flores’ company, has a user with few posts promoting his crypto project. In one of them he says:
Go ahead. From our corporate trench of FINTECH DEL ALBA 200, C.A. we are framed in the multipolar vision of the Giant Hugo Chavez, that is why we created and are promoting our glorious Cryptoactive PETRO ORO 5.0.
WE ARE LEFT-WING YOUTH
SOMOS ALBA TCP
– FINTECH DEL ALBA 200 (@fintechdelalba) May 27, 2022
So, to attract its users it uses several officialist symbols: First of all, the name of the petro, the government crypto, is part of its name Petro Oro 5.0. And not only that, but the company Fintech del Alba 200 carries as part of its name that of the ALBA, the political and economic alliance of seven countries: the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Republic of Cuba, the Plurinational State of Bolivia, the Republic of Nicaragua, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Commonwealth of Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda. They also call themselves on the networks as leftist youth. All this makes clear a target audience to attract: supporters of the current government.
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