A Florida male was arrested on Thursday for participating in a temptation intrigue directed during ancillary an bootleg bitcoin sell operated by his son and owned by an Israeli behind a array of hacking attacks on organizations such as J.P. Morgan Chase
Michael Murgio, who serves on a propagandize house in Palm Beach County, was charged in an complaint filed in sovereign justice in Manhattan for participating in a intrigue to compensate bribes to let a bitcoin exchange’s operators benefit control of a credit union.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Murgio, 65, in Palm Beach on Thursday morning, a mouthpiece for Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said. His counsel did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
The complaint combined Murgio as a suspect in a box opposite 3 other people including his son Anthony Murgio, who prosecutors contend operated a unlawful bitcoin exchange, Coin.mx, and was concerned in a cheat scheme.
Prosecutors have pronounced that Coin.mx was owned by Gery Shalon, an Israeli indicted of orchestrating a large hacking intrigue with another Israeli, Ziv Orenstein, and an American, Joshua Samuel Aaron.
Prosecutors contend Shalon,