Thodex Trial Officially Started in Turkey

The case against Thodex, the cryptocurrency money exchange that has harmed thousands of users, is now being heard. Twenty-one individuals, including the fugitive CEO of the business, Faruk Fatih Ozer, are on trial in this case.

It is a trial for 21 of them, including Faruk Fatih Ozer, the company’s CEO who is wanted for fugitive arrest, is said to have harmed hundreds of victims through the crypto-money exchange Thodex has Begun. Six detained defendants, Guven Ozer and Serap Ozer were taken to court for the Anatolian 9th High Criminal Court hearing. The parties’ attorneys were present at the court hearing with defendants that were not detained. This hearing began with identifying the defendant’s identity and continues by defending detained defendants.

It is believed that authorities from the Anatolian Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation following Faruk Fatih Ozer defrauding customers and fleeing to Albania through the Thodex crypto-money application. Within the indictment of 268 pages, 21 individuals, including Faruk Fatih Ozer, the older brother Guven Ozer, and his younger sister Serap Ozer are charged with Fraud, while 2027 are listed as complainants.

The indictment states that Koineks Teknoloji A.S. revealed that $356million TL worth of damages was caused by the crimes committed within the body (Thodex).

In the indictment, 21 defendants were accused of “establishing and directing an organization to be a criminal” Fraud through the use of information systems to obtain funds that originate from credit institutions or banks, and Fraud on executives or merchants and cooperative managers as well as the laundering of property values that result out of crime in the total amount of 12,164 years. The defendants are looking for a sentence of 40,564 years in prison.

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