The New Delhi Police Branch has arrested Asif Ashraf Malkani – a thirty-five-year-old man blamed for operating Kashh Coin – a multi-million dollar scam that hoodwinked Bollywood celebrities, among scores of Indian investors.
Asif Ashraf Malkani, the denounced engineer behind a multi-million-dollar scam that focused scores of forthcoming Indian cryptocurrency investors, has been arrested by police in New Delhi.
As indicated by local media, Mr. Malkani ‘propelled’ the imaginary cryptocurrency ‘Kashh Coin’ amid 2016, preceding advancing the coin amid December 2017 at “an excellent capacity held at a farmhouse in Chhatarpur” that saw “Bollywood celebrities and models” enrolled to “perform and advertise the coin” at the occasion. Investors paid 3.5 Indian Rupees ($0.047 USD) per Kashh Coin.
Mr. Malkani is said to have looked to remain in isolation after a large number of the scammed investors reached police, be that as it may, he was gotten subsequent to moving to Uttar Pradesh and endeavoring to dispatch another cryptocurrency called ‘V-flix’.
Investigations have uncovered that Mr. Malkani was additionally looking for investment to dispatch an “industrially practical video streaming site” called V-Tube, and has been recognized as moving a critical whole of cash through a firm named “Puneet Venture.”
Police Commissioner, Ajit K Singla, stated that the capture and investigations into the tasks of Mr. Malkani and his organizations were completed by a group driven by Delegate Chief of Police, Bhisham Singh.
Commissioner Singh has stated that Mr. Malkani started working a multi-level showcasing plan in 2015 in the wake of joining publicizing Unetnet close by his wife, before getting to be occupied with cryptocurrencies the next year.
The investigations additionally revealed that Mr. Malkani and friends sorted out various “youth seminars” crosswise over India and Nepal following the achievement of their farmhouse occasion in 2017. From that point forward, Mr. Malkani advanced through Goa, Chennai, Kolkata, Kanpur, and Pune while endeavoring to sidestep law authorization.