Two charged with plan to rob tens of millions in Bitcoin

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WHITE PLAINS – Two Virginia men have been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy to commit robbery in the Village of Irvington in the Town of Greenburgh.

Dominic Pineda and Shon Morgan, both 21, were arrested in Virginia on Thursday following the unsealing of the indictment.

It is alleged that they participated in a violent plan to break into a family’s home in the middle of the night and force its residents to provide  the code to what they believed was tens of millions of dollars in Bitcoin currency.

Several police agencies in Westchester and Rockland counties participated in the investigation.