The perpetrator of the mass killings at New Zealand mosque appears to have funded his life with investments he made in defunct cryptocurrency BitConnect.
Tarrant Used BitConnect Funds For ‘Travel’
As various media publications report citing a document which claims to be a manifesto by Brenton Tarrant, cryptocurrency investments allowed him to travel at an unspecified point in the past.
Tarrant, revealed to be a personal trainer in Australia, is one of four suspects currently in detention after almost 50 people died during Friday prayers at Linwood mosque in the city of Christchurch. It is the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s history.
The manifesto, titled ‘The Great Replacement: Towards A New Society,’ is allegedly the work of Tarrant and has since appeared online.
“I worked for a short time before making some money investing in Bitconnect, then used the money from the investment to travel,” a passage from the document reads.
Spotlight On Crypto And Terrorist Financing
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