38-year crypto trader Tjeerd H. has been attacked in his home by a group of robbers disguised as the police. The incident took place in Drouwenerveen, Netherlands, on Feb. 10.
The group of criminals wearing bulletproof and balaclavas vests with a police coat threatened him with firearms. While the motive of the raid is uncertain, the police confirmed attack for robbery version.
This is not the first time that crypto traders have been attacked by criminals in the real world and forced to send coins into anonymous wallets.
In January 2018, an in-person Bitcoin burglary happened on the holiday resort of Phuket, Thailand. A Russian businessman was reportedly held hostage until he logged onto his computer and transferred around $100,000 of BTC to his attackers.