BITTER EX-BOYFRIEND USED $13,000 OF BITCOIN TO TRY AND HIRE HITMAN
A California man allegedly blew $13,000 in cryptocurrency to rent a hitman to kill his ex-girlfriend after she dumped him.
Scott Quinn Berkett, 24, of Beverley Hills was arrested on Might 21 and is going through a murder-for-hire cost, after wiring bitcoin to the ‘contract killer’ – who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent.
She tried to finish their quick romance after the journey, however Berkett continued to contact the younger girl.
The bitter Burkett then reportedly started to seek for murder-for-hire companies on the darkish internet – which turned out to be an FBI sting.
“I’d prefer it to seem like an accident, however theft gone flawed may match higher. As long as she is lifeless,” he allegedly wrote to the group. “I’d additionally like for her telephone to be retrieved and destroyed irreparably within the course of.”
He supposedly despatched over bitcoin funds amounting to $13,000 of the untraceable cryptocurrency over a one-month interval.