25 May '16, 3pm

Spain arrests 30 suspected of laundering money in bitcoin centres

The arrests took place across Spain, including in the cities of Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Cordoba, police said in a statement. Six bitcoin "mining" centers were seized in the raid, they added, after an investigation alongside Spain's tax office that started as a crackdown on a scheme to illegally decode and distribute pay-TV content. The proceeds were allegedly laundered through investments in banking products, luxury cars, property as well as Bitcoin centers.

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