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The Onecoin Debacle: Indictments Unsealed, 2 Dead in Mexico, Story Gets ‘Darker’

The Onecoin fiasco is still making headlines these days as a number of alleged money laundering companies were exposed on July 25, two Onecoin leaders were recently killed in Mexico, and the British author Jamie Bartlett revealed a new “Missing Cryptoqueen” episode is coming soon. The Bulgaria-based Ponzi scheme Onecoin is making headlines again as …

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SEC Chair Clayton Nominated as US Attorney for New York

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton may be the next U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. According to a Department of Justice press release published late Friday, Clayton has been nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump to helm the prosecutor’s office, three years after he first took on the …

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Drug Dealer Just Sentenced to 25 Years Hoped to Build a Better Bitcoin Miner

Paul Calder Le Roux, an admitted drug dealer with a background in encryption, planned to build a bitcoin miner had he beaten the rap. In a last-ditch attempt to avoid incarceration, Le Roux wrote a letter to District Judge Ronnie Abrams, of the Southern District of New York (SDNY), this week detailing his personal history …

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