Indian Teen Says He Will Blow Up Miami Airport after Losing Bitcoin
Losing Bitcoin – An Indian teen has threatened to blow up Miami International Airport (MIA) as a move for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI’s uncooperative stance to help him track down an American fraudster who duped him of $1,000 worth of bitcoin.
The unnamed 18-year old boy from Northern state Uttar Pradesh had reportedly made several calls to the FBI to lodge a complaint about a bitcoin deal that went wrong but when he felt he was not going to get the help he is seeking, he called up the airport and threatened to blow it up.
The Teen had reportedly handed over his investment to an unnamed individual he met on an online forum, who had assured the teenager he could help him make profits through a bitcoin deal.
The report quoted Uttar Pradesh director general of police (DGP) OP Singh who said there were no immediate plans to arrest or reveal the culprit’s identity, as he was “was just 18 years and three months old.” The DGP said: “Not satisfied with the FBI’s response to his predicament, he made “five calls to Miami airport authorities, threatening to attack the airport by barging into it equipped with an AK-47 assault rifle, grenades, and a suicide belt,”
The FBI approached India’s National Investigation Organization after the teenager’s call to Miami’s air terminal. The kid told the police that he took his dad’s assets, who run a NGO, to put resources into Bitcoins. Having earned colossal benefits over the past period, he had given his venture to a fraudster on an online gathering who guaranteed him more benefits, as per the reports.
The young person has been charged under the Indian Reformatory Code and the IT Demonstration. The Indian Correctional Code was slapped on him for mimicking another person and for issuing dangers against the Miami air terminal, while the IT Demonstration was for making brings over the web to remote specialists.