One of the few calls he was allowed to make was to his landlord, who testified that Pleterski called begging him for the millions in ransom payments. ‘I said, “There’s absolutely nothing that I can do.”‘ No suspects have been revealed in the kidnapping and it’s not clear if any arrests were made. Rob Stelzer, the trustee appointed to produce the report, told CTV he received a call from Toronto police in early December about the kidnapping. ‘I mean, obviously, he owes a lot of people a lot of money,’ Stelzer said. Pictured: Pleterski seen here with Machine Gun Kelly. Read the full story:
Pleterski claimed in 2021 that he lost investments when the crypto market crashed in the fall of that year. ‘In doing so, I guess you could say greed took over, and I was taking very aggressive positions, and I was trying to make returns that obviously weren’t feasible or weren’t necessarily possible at the time, and it just caused more losses,’ he said. A report by trustees investigating the scheme say Pleterski took the $29 million from investors and said he would invest it in both crypto and foreign currencies. The trustees claim he invested just about $485,000, or less than two percent of the total funds at hand. Read the full story:
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