Two men arrested in Tokyo for scamming IT company Vipstar over $ 700,000 in cryptocurrency

According to Mainichi, on January 23, the Tokyo Police Agency's cybercrime control unit said that two men were arrested for scamming a large amount of cryptocurrencies from IT company Vipstar Inc. in Bunkyo. Former Vipstar employee Yuto Onitsuka, 25, and Takuma Sasaki, 28, who are currently unemployed residents, are suspected of swindling Vipstar's bitcoin worth about 78 million yen (about $ 712,000). In addition, the two were also suspected of computer fraud, in violation of the Organized Crimes Act and the Crime Control Act.