In Taipei, a group of Bitcoin con artists have been charged with running an elaborate cryptocurrency scam that defrauded local and foreign investors out of millions of dollars. Authorities formally charged a 47-year-old man surnamed Lin, along with six accomplices, with violating Taiwan‘s Banking and Multi-Level Marketing Supervision acts with a fake Bitcoin investment scam, reports FocusTaiwan. Since October 2016, police say Lin and co. attracted $51 million from over 1,000 Taiwanese investors. The scammers are also charged with defrauding citizens of neighbouring China. Their Ponzi scheme promised returns of up to 355 percent after just one year of Bitcoin investment.… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin
Memes are the new vernacular of political culture and we dismiss them at our own peril. Liberals learned this the hard way late in the presidential campaign, when they began realizing how deftly the alt-right was able to use viral jokes, hashtags, and images as a propaganda tool, often to bolster white supremacist ideology. The phenomenon […]
These are the investment deals by Gobi in the Philippines market Gobi Core Philippines Fund, a joint venture between Gobi Partners and Philippines-based VC firm Core Capital, has announced seed investments in two home-grown companies — MariaHealth and Edukasyon.ph. These are the first investments by Gobi in the Philippine market. Launched in 2016 by Vincent […]
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