United States federal businesses reportedly raided the workplace of a Michigan-based science and tech middle final month throughout a crypto-related investigation, native information outlet Wooden-TV reported Jan. 5.
As Wooden-TV reported, Chris Boden, the founder of The Geek Group, made a dwell public assertion on YouTube Saturday evening, which has evidently since been deleted. Boden reportedly claimed the workplace of his tech-oriented, non-profit group had been raided by members of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Division of Homeland Safety (DHS) on Dec. 21, elaborating that computer systems and different gear have been taken from his the workplace.
Wooden-TV reported that Boden had acknowledged he was “commercially buying and selling in crypto-currency [sic] with out the right authorization.”
The founder additionally reportedly believes he’s dealing with federal jail time and as much as $100,000 in authorized bills.
“On the recommendation of authorized council I cannot remark additional on the Authorities’s ongoing investigation.”