Man Arrested After Using BTC to Hire Hitman to Throw Acid at His Girlfriend

A 40-something Italian man behind a horrifying murder-for-hire plot has been arrested by Italian police with Europol’s assistance.

The IT worker employed by a major corporation was intending to pay a dark web hitman 10,000 euros ($11,900) worth of Bitcoin to throw acid at his former girlfriend. The suspect also wanted his potential victim to be bound to a wheelchair.

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