The wanted CEO of Ponzi Bitcoin MTI was “caught” Bitcoinin Brazil
The wanted CEO of Ponzi Bitcoin MTI was “caught” Bitcoinin Brazil.
The wanted CEO of Mirror Trading International, Johann Steynberg, was recently arrested by Brazilian law enforcement agencies after he was caught with forged documents. The Brazilian military police “caught” Johann in the province of Goiás.
Johann Steynberg arrested
Seizure of forged ID cards, laptops and credit cards
Mirror Trading International (MTI) is a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme and the biggest Bitcoin scam of 2020.
According to reports from the South American country, Brazilian law enforcement agencies arrested Johann Steynberg after his arrest. fake IDs.
According to several reports in Portuguese, Steynberg was wanted by Interpol and arrested by members of an elite unit of the Brazilian military police in the province of Goiás.
In one notification To confirm the arrest, the Brazilian military police also shared details of the steps taken prior to the decision to arrest Steynberg.
“After intensive investigative work, surveillance and with the help of the federal police, we were able to identify and address the suspect if he presented falsified documents at the time. Access point. “
Steynberg sentenced to a fine for using forged documents
The Brazilian military police said that Steynberg was arrested not only for his role as the main mastermind behind the Bitcoin MTI Ponzi scheme, but also had to pay a fine for using forged documents.
Steynberg disappeared in late December 2020 when it was reported that some MTI investors were unable to withdraw their funds. Immediately after the disappearance, a South African court ordered the provisional liquidation of MTI.
However, since then, other MTI thought leaders have rebelled to delay the liquidation of the collapsed company. Meanwhile, the court has yet to rule on the motion to declare MTI an illegal company.
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