Myanmar

RiotX investment scam

U.S. seeks forfeiture of crypto from ‘$2M Asian ‘Pig Butchering’ RiotX scam’

The U.S. has filed a forfeiture complaint against crypto that allegedly came from a $2 million investment fraud committed by three citizens or residents of Hong Kong, Myanmar, and Singapore - Wing San Tse, Zin Ko Oo, and Shen Chee Kok - against a financial advisor in California and his family via an allegedly fraudulent investment platform called RiotX using an "emerging fraud" technique known as "Pig Butchering".

USA v. 503,349.86 Tether et al: Forfeiture Complaint (‘$2M RiotX Crypto Investment Fraud’)

Forfeiture Complaint regarding "the theft of more than $2 million in cryptocurrency by Zin Ko Oo [a 30-year-old citizen of Myanmar], Wing San Tse [a 33-year-old resident of Hong Kong], Shen Chee Kok [a 34-year-old citizen of Singapore], and potentially others through a wire fraud scheme affecting multiple victims" in USA v. Approximately 503,349.86 Tether, 1,379,999 Cardano, and 163,118 Binance USD formerly held in accounts at cryptocurrency exchange Binance at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Gambia v. Facebook Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by The Republic of Gambia to take discovery from Facebook Inc. for use in "an action brought by the Republic of The Gambia against the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, The Netherlands" for "commission of the crime of genocide against the Rohingya people", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Gambia v. Twitter Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by The Republic of Gambia to take discovery from Twitter Inc. "for use in connection with an action brought by the Republic of The Gambia against the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, The Netherlands" regarding "the genocidal intent of Myanmar's officials and representatives, and the abuse of media platforms by Myanmar state actors to further their acts of genocide against the Rohingya", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.