Police arrest three men and a woman for Tether robbery

Jun 20, 2021 0 comments

Police arrested three men and a woman for being involved in a robbery related to Tether, a virtual currency, which took place on June 15.

On Tuesday a 22-year-old man was heading to an office located in E-Plaza on Shing Yip Street in Kwun Tong for a Tether transaction. Two robbers suddenly showed up and splashed unknown fluid on the man's eyes. The pair also grabbed his bad which contained about HK$2 million cash.

The robbers then got into a car and fled away.

The three men aged 26 to 29 were arrested in Kwun Tong and Tsuen Wan yesterday, suspected to be in connection to the case. Officers in one of the suspect's house found cash worth about HK$470,000 and a luxury watch.

A female relative of one of the suspects was also arrested for providing false information and misleading officers.

The four were remanded for questioning.

Investigation in ongoing and officers are still searching for the remaining of the asset. Police didn't rule out more arrests to be made in the future.

Sourced from thestandard.com.hk.

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