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$950K Bitcoin ransom paid but US businessman still missing

8 days ago   |   By The Next Web

An American businesses man is still missing even though his family have paid kidnappers a ransom of nearly $950,000 in Bitcoin. William Sean Creighton Kopko, the owner of an online gambling platform, was snatched whilst in Costa Rica during September last year, TVNZ reports. Police in Spain and Costa Rica have arrested a total of 12 individuals thought to be involved in the kidnapping of the missing American. Despite this, Costa Rican authorities say that the victim is still missing. After Kopko's family paid the Bitcoin ransom, the kidnappers stopped communicating with them, went dark...
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