Peregudovs refused to undergo questioning yesterday morning, and asked for medical treatment for blisters on his toes he developed while biking in Bitcoin taiwan, Lee said, adding that the Latvian also said he required medication for a chronic ailment.
Although the investigators thought he was trying to play for time, he was taken to Taipei Medical University Hospital for an examination. Investigators said that Peregudovs was willing to open up a bit after learning that he would not face the death penalty if convicted of involvement in the theft.
He allegedly placed suitcases filled with the stolen money in storage lockers and other locations, then used WhatsApp to send instructions on the locations and passwords for the lockers for other members of the gang to pick up, they said. However, he also said that the gang operated in closed cells, and he did not know the other suspects involved in the heist.
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