In-person crypto robberies are becoming a global issue lately for the authorities, and this time, Argentina is the place of the latest case reported. In Mendoza, an unnamed man was assaulted by two criminals who posed as bitcoin buyers.
Identities of the Robbers Are Still Unknown
According to Mendo Voz, the 26-years-old man, identified by his initials as F.T., agreed to meet with the two robbers at 7:30 pm local time via telephone in a street corner of the Guaymallén neighborhood.
In a first instance, F.T. believed the two criminals were legit bitcoin (BTC) buyers who wished to buy his cryptos in exchange for Argentinean pesos. There are no reports on how many exact bitcoins the men agreed to acquire.
However, the situation became suspicious, as the alleged BTC buyers never arrived. Afterward, two robbers appeared on the scene by threatening him with a firearm.
Per the local newspaper Los Andes, the individuals are suspected to be the same…