Fugitive Turkish cryptocurrency boss arrested in Albania
6 months ago
Albanian police announced that Faruk Fatih Özer, the founder of Thodex, who was wanted with a red notice, was arrested in Vlora, Albania. Images of Özer's capture have emerged.
There was a new development in the operation against the fugitive Faruk Fatih Özer, the founder of the crypto money exchange Thodex. The Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Albania, Bledar Çuçi, informed the Minister of Internal Affairs, Süleyman Soylu, that the fugitive Faruk Fatih Özer, the founder of Thodex, who was wanted with a red notice, was caught in Vlora in Albania and his identity was confirmed by biometric results.
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Extradition of Faruk Fatih Özer to Turkey was initiated by the Interpol Department of the General Directorate of Security.
Providing information on the subject, CNN Türk Istanbul News Director Nihat Uludağ said: "Thodex's founder, fugitive Fatih Faruk Özer, was caught in Avnavutluk. Albanian Interior Minister informed Interior Minister Soylu that Fatih Özer was caught. The biometric results of his identity were confirmed. informed that it was done.
Fatih Özer was one of the number one suspects of the Thodex hit. They were searched with a red notice. Interpol Department has started the extradition proceedings for Fatih Özer to be brought to Turkey and Fatih Özer will be taken from Albania and brought to Turkey. His trial in Turkey will continue.
Fatih Özer was found to have gone abroad on the evening of April 1, 2021. Many people involved in the incident were detained, but Fatih Özer could not be found. His place of stay in Albania was determined, but he managed to escape. After the work, Fatih Özer was caught.