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Suspected crypto-coin crook collared after emailing apology note to the cops rather than victim – shock claim


Re: I'm Confused!

that is weird, but here's an idea: the thief has the victim's phone, right? So if the victim is emailing the cops from his laptop, it's fairly likely the thief has access to those same emails on the phone. So the thief jumped in on the thread and hit 'reply' meaning to write to the victim, but replied to the wrong mail and sent it to the cop.

It's still fairly weird - why is he suddenly writing apology emails at all? and how does the apology email help catch him, unless he signed the frickin' thing with his real name or something? but at least it answers some of the questions...

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