$1 Million in Bitcoin Ransom Paid, American in Costa Rica Still Missing

Twelve people suspected to be involved in the kidnapping of the American businessman William Sean Creighton Kopko in Costa Rica have been arrested. Nine of the suspects were arrested in Costa Rica while three were nabbed in Spain, according to Television New Zealand. It’s now three months since the American businessman was kidnapped in the Central American country. Kopko’s family paid a ransom of nearly $950,000 in bitcoin which was demanded shortly after he disappeared. However, Kopko, who owns the online gambling platform 5Dimes, was never released and is still missing. In October last year, reports surfaced suggesting that Kopko’s body had been found, but this was proven untrue. Central America to Europe According to the Spanish Civil Guard, three suspects who allegedly were the ringleaders fled Costa Rica to Cuba. In November, the three left Cuba for Spain where they were staying in Zaragoza city at the time of…

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