A South African businessman whose captors had allegedly demanded bitcoins as ransom has been freed. Liyaqat Parker, a businessman based in Cape Town, South Africa, was released on Monday according to a statement issued by his family. However, the circumstances of his release, including whether the bitcoin ransom was paid, remain unclear as his family

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