Former Monero lead maintainer Riccardo Spagni has been launched from jail, in keeping with a tweet as we speak. He was held there for weeks after being arrested in reference to a court docket case in South Africa.
“I’m more than happy that the U.S. court docket has launched me. I’m actively working with my attorneys on a solution to return to South Africa as quickly as doable so I can tackle this matter and get it behind me as soon as and for all. That’s what I’ve at all times wished to do,” Spagni tweeted.
As The Block reported in early August, court docket paperwork confirmed that Spagni is concerned in a court docket case relating to allegations of fraud. The court docket case alleges he dedicated bill fee fraud throughout his time working as an IT supervisor for a cookie firm, Cape Cookies.
In response to the unique submitting, Spagni’s attorneys stated: “All through the last decade that South Africa has investigated, charged, dismissed, re-investigated, and re-charged a fatally flawed case in opposition to him, Spagni often and routinely appeared in South African court docket and communicated with authorities there relating to each his case and different authorized issues upon which South Africa enlisted his help.”
A later message shared through Twitter claimed that he was arrested as a result of a misunderstanding over court docket dates.