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CFTC Nabs 2 Crypto Fraudsters Involving in a $44M Ponzi Scheme
Two suspected cryptocurrency fraudsters Sam Ikkurty of Portland, Oregon, and Ravishankar Avadhanam of Illinois have been charged by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for illegally soliciting as much as $44 million through Ponzi-like scheme

Mining Capital Coin CEO Indicted for Masterminding $62M Crypto Ponzi Scheme
Mining Capital Coin CEO Luiz Capuci Jr is indicted Friday for orchestrating a scam that defrauded investors around the world of about $62 million, according to the U.S. Department of Justice

BitConnect Founder Charged with Orchestrating Global Crypto Ponzi Scheme Worth $2.4B
A U.S. grand jury indicted Satish Kumbhani, the founder of BitConnect, orchestrating a fraud scheme that siphoned approximately $2.4 billion from investors.

'Black Swan' Author Slams Bitcoin, Calls It a 'Gimmick' and a Ponzi Scheme
After having previously invested in Bitcoin, Black Swan author Nassim Taleb has changed his mind regarding the leading cryptocurrency. He now thinks Bitcoin resembles a Ponzi scheme and explains why.

US SEC Charges “Bitcoiin2Gen” Executives with Defrauding Investors In $11.4 Million Crypto Scheme
Bitcoiin2Gen executives have been charged by the US SEC for allegedly securing millions from investors based on a crypto ICO scam shilled by Steven Seagal.

US CFTC Charges New York Crypto Trader with Fraud Involving Digital Asset Ponzi Scheme
A New York native has been charged with fraud for allegedly scamming $5 million from more than 175 investors using a crypto Ponzi scheme.

PlusToken Crypto Scam Masterminds to Serve 11 Years in Prison
The ringleaders of the PlusToken Ponzi Scheme have been charged with 11 years of prison after they stole cryptocurrencies worth 14.8 billion yuan.

Cryptos Confiscated from $4.2 Billion PlusToken Scam Likely Sold by Chinese Police, says Journalist Colin Wu
China’s crypto journalist Colin Wu believes that Chinese police have sold cryptocurrencies seized from the $4.2 billion PlusToken Ponzi crackdown.

China-Based Crypto Ponzi Scheme Generates $1 Billion Before Being Flagged
A cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme was reported by Chinese law officials, but not before fraudsters reaped more than $1 billion profit from it.

Dave Portnoy Calls Bitcoin “A Ponzi Scheme,” but Says He Will be Back for Crypto
Dave Portnoy revealed that he had previously bought $1.25 million worth of Bitcoin, despite thinking the cryptocurrency was just a “just one big Ponzi scheme.”

Leaked FinCEN Files: $137M Linked to Crypto Ponzi Scam OneCoin Laundered Through Bank of New York Mellon
A leaked trove of US official documents revealed that five major banks were involved in illicit transactions pertaining to mobsters and crypto Ponzi schemes.

Crypto Token Backed by $25M Diamond Ponzi Scam Flagged by DoJ
The US Department of Justice charged a Florida native with wire fraud, for soliciting investors in a diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi and investment scam.

Blockstream CEO Criticizes Sushiswap as a "Ponzi" Scheme, Ripple as a "Scam," Litecoin for "Sell the Top"
Blockstream CEO, as the firm supporter of Bitcoin, just issued a series of tweets, criticizing Sushiswap, Ripple and Litecoin.

ASIC Bans BitConnect National Executive for His Part in Multi-Billion Dollar Crypto Ponzi Scheme
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has officially banned a former National Representative of BitConnect from providing financial services for seven years.

United States DoJ Files to Freeze Assets of OneCoin Money Launderer and Recoup $400 Million
The United States Department of Justice has filed to freeze the assets of OneCoin Money Launderer Mark Scott, and Recoup $400 Million.

Crypto Investment Fraud Generates $27 Million, SEC Charges Scammers Posing as Pastors
The US Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint against three men posing as pastors who defrauded churchgoers in a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme.

RyanAir CEO Declares Bitcoin a Ponzi Scheme, Urges Public Boycott
RyanAir CEO Michael O’Leary has declared Bitcoin (BTC) a Ponzi scheme and has urged the boycott of the premier digital currency.

CFTC Demands $572 Million in Penalty and Restitution for Bitcoin Scam, Defendant Nowhere to be Found
US CFTC demanded that the founder of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency scam company Control-Finance pay $572 million in penalty and restitution fees for Bitcoin fraud.

Billionaire Chris Kirubi Warns Followers of Bitcoin Scammers Impersonating the Kenyan Tycoon
Dr. Chris Kirubi continues fighting against Bitcoin scams using his name as an endorsement.

US Prosecutors Unseal Indictment of $20 Million Dollar Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme
US prosecutors have recently indicted a group of investment scammers who have orchestrated a cryptocurrency mining fraud following a Ponzi scheme protocol.

Ethereum, Cardano and Other Altcoins Slandered by Blockstream CEO as Ponzi Schemes
Blockstream CEO Adam Back publicly stated that Ethereum and other altcoins were Ponzi schemes, angering Ethereum co-founders Vitalik Buterin and Charles Hoskinson.

Chinese Police Arrest 27 Kingpins of Plus Token Bitcoin Scam Worth $5.7 Billion
Chinese authorities have arrested all 27 primary criminal suspects involved in the Plus Token Ponzi scheme that defrauded nearly 40 billion Chinese yuan, approximately $5.7 billion from victims.

Romanian Programmer Confesses to Orchestrating BitClub Crypto Scam Worth $722 Million
Silviu Catalin Balaci, a 35-year old Romanian citizen living in Germany, has owned up to helping create BitClub Network, a crypto mining Ponzi scheme that siphoned off investors’ funds worth $722 million.

Crypto Project Baer Chain Has Been Classified as a Ponzi Scheme by the Chinese Police Department
The police department of the Haizhou district in Lianyungang, a coastal city in China published a notice on " information verification and registration of investment members of the Baer Chain case” on June 15. According to the notice, the project has been classified as a Ponzi scheme.

Bitclub Crypto Ponzi Scheme Suspects Petition Court For Release Citing Coronavirus Fears
Two men accused of operating a crypto Ponzi scheme, the BitClub Network, which defrauded thousands of investors out of $722 million, have requested a New Jersey federal court to grant them a temporary release. The two prisoners have petitioned a New Jersey federal judge as they fear they could contract the coronavirus if they are not freed from the enclosed county jail environment.

Cardano CEO Getting a OneCoin Vibe from Federal Reserve's 'Infinite Cash' Statement
In an interview given to CBS's 60 Minutes on March 22, 2020, Neel Kashkari, the President of Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis made a controversial remark on being asked how the state would deal if the situation like 2008 financial crisis would come again due the Coronavirus outbreak.

KYC on Exchanges Powerless Against PlusToken Ponzi Scammers According to New Report
The PlusToken Ponzi scheme operators are using regulated KYC compliant exchanges to dump their cryptocurrency according to an updated report by investigative firm OXT Research.

Accused Co-Founder of $9 Million Crypto Ponzi Scheme Declares Not Guilty in Court
The co-founder of Zima Digital Assets, Zachary Salter and his associate, 28-year-old John Caruso jointly declared not guilty to charges of money laundering and conspiracy to attempt wire fraud during arraignment in an Arizona court on March 4.