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Faruk Fatih Ozer, crypto boss sentenced to 11,196 years in prison

Crypto boss sentenced to 11,196 years in jail

The Anadolu official news agency reported on Friday that a disgraced Turkish crypto pioneer who had fled to Albania and his two brothers have been sentenced to 11,196 years in prison. According to the prosecution, Thodex CEO Faruk Fatih Ozer, 29, was supposed to serve 40,562 years in jail for fraud, money laundering, and founding a criminal organisation. Thodex was one of Turkey's largest crypto exchanges before it suddenly went offline in April 2021 and Özer went missing....