Two detained for luring people to invest in Bitcoins in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Friday detained two persons, including a businessman from Gujarat on charges of luring people to invest in Bitcoins in Bhubaneswar.

The businessman Hitesh Patel was detained by a team of Saheed Nagar police after a raid on a posh hotel in the city.

Sources said the duo was detained by police while trying to lure people to invest in Bitcoins by organising a conference in hotel Sheetal near Vani Vihar Square here.

Police are now grilling the duo to extract more information about the motive behind organising the conference.

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