Uniting the globe, reigniting old scams, and the power of hungry geeks

Uniting the globe, reigniting old scams, and the power of hungry geeks

Welcome to the CoinDesk Weekly Review 26th July 2013 - a regular look at the hottest, most controversial and thought-provoking events in the world of digital currency through the eyes of skepticism and wonder. Your host ... John Law. Too good to be true - and those are just the names. The marvellously named Trendon T. Shavers from Texas has had his collar felt by the American authorities. They accuse him of running a Ponzi scheme under the guise of Bitcoin Savings and Trust, which turned millions of dollars' worth of bitcoin into fun for him and misery for his investors. Ponzi schemes are....


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