- The hacker claims that he started learning the nuances of net when he was a class 4 student
- This hacker named Srikrishna Ramesh is currently in the custody of Central Crime Branch of Karnataka Police.
- Srikrishna alias Shriki was caught in the drug-trading case last year i.e. on 18 November 2020.
The hacker caught in the country’s biggest bitcoin scam claims that he started learning the nuances of the net when he was a class 4 student. This hacker named Srikrishna Ramesh is currently in the custody of Central Crime Branch of Karnataka Police.
Sri Krishna alias Sriki was caught last year i.e. on 18 November 2020. He was arrested for drug dealing. He had bought narcotics from international drug dealers through bitcoin on the dark web. But what came out during the interrogation left people stunned. He also told that he did not save any of the crores of rupees that he had cheated, but spent lakhs of rupees every day in hotels.
Shriki, a software engineer by profession, told the police that he was involved in several online crimes. For example, he was a member of a group of hackers that hacked the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex on August 2, 2016. After this, these people stole about one lakh twenty thousand bitcoins from there. Their value was equivalent to about 3.5 billion rupees.
Apart from this, Sriki also told that he has also stolen Rs 11.5 crore from the procurement cell of e-Governance Center in Karnataka. Shriki was an expert in creating mirror sites and by creating fake payment portals, stealing credit and debit card details of people and extorting money from them.
In the statement given to the police, he has claimed that from the age of 8, he started learning these technical nuances. He had learned Java, reverse engineering when he was in class 4. Not only this, he also developed his first bot game Runscape at the same time. At present, the police are investigating these claims.
Srikrishna Ramesh (file photo)