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AfriCrypt exchange founders stole $ 3.6 billion of bitcoins

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AfriCrypt exchange founders stole $ 3.6 billion of bitcoins

Even with its ups and downs, the cryptocurrency market is pretty attractive these days. However, as in other segments, when something is highly desirable, the likelihood of fraud and other crimes increases.

According to the latest news, the founders of the AfriCrypt Exchange platform have stolen $ 3.6 billion worth of bitcoins. The creators, brothers, are gone.


AfriCrypt founders steal millions of bitcoins

Means of communication report what is considered to be the largest cryptocurrency scam ever recorded. The founders of the AfriCrypt exchange, South African brothers Amir Keiji and Reis Keiji, reportedly stole $ 3.6 billion in bitcoin.

The exchange platform appeared in 2019, and thanks to its meteoric popularity, it has managed to collect over 50,000 bitcoins. However, in April of this year, Amir Kaji, the chief operating officer of AfriCrypto and the prime suspect in the crime, informed users that the platform had been attacked by hackers. In this regard, he asked investors not to inform the authorities about this and not to file lawsuits, arguing that these measures could become an obstacle to income growth and return on investment.

However, this information emerged a week after AfriCrypt employees lost access to server platforms. All indications are that this blockade occurred so that no one could detect suspicious movements with the funds administered by the system.

Despite these measures, it all came to light when a group of investors hired the law firm Hanekom Attoneys to investigate the situation. Thus, they learned that all bitcoins deposited with AfriCrypt had been transferred from South African accounts and customer wallets to various cryptocurrency-focused wallets and services, making them virtually impossible to track.

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The case is already under investigation

You Hawks, or the South African Priority Crimes Authority, an organized crime organization, and the South African Financial Sector Oversight Authority have been informed of the case. However, the latter may not do much good as digital coins are not considered legal financial products.

On the other hand, some experts argue that the simple fact that AfriCrypt offers 10% daily ROI executed through the platform should be enough to raise suspicion. However, due to all this fever around cryptocurrencies, many users end up not analyzing all these details thoroughly.

Now it remains to catch the criminals and hope that the values ​​can be returned to their owners.

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Everything has been delivered. 10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

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Everything has been delivered.  10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

OAll Bugatti Centodieci have been delivered, the Molsheim-based brand said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo received the number 07 in October this year. and Bugatti has now revealed that the latest unit – #10 – is already in the possession of its owner.

“The Centodieci combines all the values ​​of the Bugatti brand in an extraordinary package: rarity, innovation, heritage, craftsmanship and unrivaled performance. The production batch of 10 units was so in demand by our customers that it was sold before the Centodieci. was even officially presented,” said Christophe Piochon, president of Bugatti.

This latest example is finished in Quartz White with carbon fiber trim on the bottom and matte grilles. The brake calipers are painted in Light Blue Sport, as is the logo on the rear that refers to the EB110, the iconic Bugatti model that inspired this Centodieci. Inside, the predominant color is also blue, as you can see in the images above.

This block is powered by the same block as the other nine instances. The 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines is capable of developing 1600 hp. In terms of performance, this allows the Centodieci to hit 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 380 km/h.

Recall that each unit costs the owners eight million euros before taxes.

Read also: We already know when the Bugatti Centodieci fell into the hands of Ronaldo.

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The first Dacia hybrid. “The cheapest hybrid family on the market”

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The first Dacia hybrid.  "The cheapest hybrid family on the market"

BUT Dacia revealed this Monday that the hybrid engine has been available since March on the Jogger, the Romanian brand’s model known to be available with a seven-seat variant.

The Jogger Hybrid 140, Dacia’s first hybrid, will hit dealerships in March, but customers can expect and order it as early as January.

The price has been revealed by Dacia and since it’s only available in the seven-seater SL Extreme, it starts at €28,800. The brand claims it is “the most affordable hybrid family car on the market.”

Available in six existing colors to celebrate the launch of this hybrid, there will be a slate gray version, as you can see in the images above.

Equipped with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 90 hp, the Jogger is also powered by two electric motors (a 50 hp engine and a high-voltage starter-generator). The total power is 140 horsepower. The electric transmission is automatic, four-speed, connected to an internal combustion engine, and two speeds are connected to an electric motor. This combined technology was possible, according to Dacia, only due to the lack of clutch.

Combined with the energy recovery levels of the 1.2kWh (230V) battery pack and the efficiency of the automatic transmission, regenerative braking delivers all-electric traction on 80% of urban journeys and saves up to 40% of fuel compared to a combustion engine vehicle.

Read also: Dual-fuel Dacia Jogger Eco-G. We tried 5 seater and LPG…

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See how Tesla tests its electric Semi truck in the worst-case scenarios

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Tesla Semi camião elétrico testes

Tesla has finally been able to bring its long-awaited Semi to market. This electric truck promises to revolutionize transportation and bring all the unique characteristics of this type of electric vehicle to this class of vehicles.

Now that the first units have been delivered, there is hope that they will finally be mass-produced and reach more transport companies. With so many promises to be kept, a new video is now emerging showing Tesla testing its Semi truck under worst-case scenarios.


Tesla Semi is already on the market

Like all Tesla electric vehicles, Semi follows the same line of creating a unique design associated with a platform with the most modern technology available. The proof is in what was presented to the public and surprised most people.

To prove the quality of this new proposal, Tesla published in your LinkedIn account new video. In it, he reveals some of the testing he's done to determine the strength and quality of the Semi's design and its (potential) durability.

Tests to prove its durability

It has been revealed that the Tesla electric truck is subjected to numerous tests and its application in the worst scenarios that drivers may face. It doesn't stop at the ruggedness of the Semi's designs, but goes further and focuses on the motors and batteries themselves.

This is the proof that many have been waiting for to ensure that this new proposal is not limited to a lot of autonomy. Its resistance is great and will provide greater durability, further enhancing the Semi's value and performance.

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high quality electric truck

Tesla has already showcased the Semi's quality with a video showing its truck driving roughly 500 miles on just one charge. The big news here is that he managed to make this long journey with a maximum load of about 37 tons.

Now Tesla remains to widely place the Semi on the market. At the moment, only a few companies have access to this new product, with a very long list of pending deliveries, who want to start mass-using this electric truck offering.

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