Suspect Behind CryptoPay Mail Bomb Stands Trial in Sweden

A man suspected of being behind a mail bomb sent to digital currency firm CryptoPay is facing trial today. In addition to attempted murder, Michael Salonen also stands accused of sending threatening letters to Swedish politicians.Salonen Allegedly Targeted CryptoPay with a Mail Bomb and Sent Death Threat to MPsMichael Salonen’s trial will begin at Stockholm District Court today.The 42-year-old man stands charged with sending an explosive device and threatening letters. He was arrested at Stockholm’s international airport after returning to Sweden from Thailand this May.The mail bomb to London-based CryptoPay was sent last August. According to the charge sheet, reported by APNews, the letter bomb was addressed to company employees George Basiladze and Dmitrii Guniashov. It was sent to the digital currency payments service company under care of The Accountancy Cloud.CryptoPay co-founder Wesley Rashid opened the package. Fortunately, the device failed and no one was injured in the effort.Evidence from…

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