Russian competitive eater/bodybuilder arrested in Thailand

The Daily Mail reports that Russian competitive eater/bodybuilder Sergey Medvedev was arrested in Thailand on February 2. He is the alleged co-founder of the cybercrime organization “Infraud”, which has defrauded $530 million from Americans since 2010 according to federal prosecutors. The arrest followed a two year probe by the US Justice Department and Medvedev is expected to be extradited to the USA in about a month. “The Bear” labeled himself “the first Russian competitive eater” on his Instagram and had a youtube channel devoted to food challenges and strength training. update The FBI claims that Medvedev possessed over $800 million worth of bitcoins at the time of his arrest. (Bangkok Post article about arrest)

Comments (4)


  1. anonymous said

    February 13, 2018 @ 3:52 pm

    That russian bear belongs in a cage.

  2. anonymous said

    February 13, 2018 @ 7:02 pm

    Ivan Drago works for him as strong man for the past 30 yrs after he lost to Rocky Balboa

  3. anonymous said

    February 14, 2018 @ 10:12 am

    article also states he had 100k worth of bitcoin which is equal to 8 million in USD

  4. anonymous said

    February 14, 2018 @ 10:58 am

    He won his first eating contest hot dogs first prize 2 plane tickets and hotel to Hong Kong . He looks like a Russian version of Furious Pete

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