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Pune police seize bitcoins worth Rs 64 lakh in GainBitcoin case

Pune : Pune police have seized 451.999 in bitcoins (electronic cash) in the GainBitcoin case, the first bitcoin case to be registered with the Pune police this year.

The seizure is valued at Rs 64,00,000, according to Jypotipriya Singh, deputy commissioner of police, economic offences wing (EOW) and cyber crime, Pune.

The seizure was made with the help of KPMG, which was appointed forensic auditor in the case; an appointment validated by K Vekatesham, commissioner of police, Pune.