Bitfinex’s CEO Seemingly Tried to Start a Ponzi Scheme

Bitfinex’s CEO Seemingly Tried to Start a Ponzi Scheme

Raphael Nicolle, the elusive founder and CEO of Bitfinex, “invested” in a number of Ponzi schemes in 2012 and loudly supported Trendon Shavers who was recently sentenced to 18 months in prison for running a “classic Ponzi scheme.” We can further reveal that Raphael Nicolle, who, in 2012, claimed to be a 26-year-old living in Lyon, France, tried to start, what appears on its face to be, his own Ponzi scheme: “[W]hen I need more coins than I have to fill an order, I will ask everyone that previously “registered” with me to lend me some btc. After 7 days, I will return all of it, principal +....


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