Bitconnect

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BitConnect Episode 4: Fraud Is a Flat Circle
This week, in the last episode of the season, we look at the methodical, often slow progress of justice, and pull at one final thread: the ominous connections between BitConne...
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BitConnect Episode 3: Technically, You Kind of Lost Your Money
This week, we meet the online influencers who enticed victims into the BitConnect farce, and the pyramid-scheme model that allowed them to make millions doing it.
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BitConnect Episode 2: Where Is Madeline Bigatton?
This week, we explore the intricate interplay of events that led to BitConnect’s dramatic decline, and the case of the missing woman just left of center of the scheme.
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BitConnect’s Victims to Receive $17M in Restitution Seized From Scam’s Promoter
The money will be distributed to approximately 800 victims from over 40 different countries.
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CoinDesk's Crypto Crooks Podcast Dives Into Some of the Wildest Crypto Crimes
CoinDesk's Crypto Crooks Podcast Dives Into Some of the Wildest Crypto Crimes
CoinDesk's Chief Insights Columnist David Z. Morris joins "The Hash" panel to discuss his new podcast series "Crypto Crooks," with the first season shedding light on the infam...
CoinDesk's Crypto Crooks Podcast Dives Into Some of the Wildest Crypto Crimes

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BitConnect Episode 1: The Gujarati Connection
This week, we dig into the rise of BitConnect, the strange kidnapping case that ultimately helped unravel the scheme and an important Texas Securities Commission cease and des...
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CoinDesk's True-Crime Podcast 'Crypto Crooks' Launching in January
CoinDesk's True-Crime Podcast 'Crypto Crooks' Launching in January
The CoinDesk Podcast Network is launching the first season of "Crypto Crooks" with the story of the infamous BitConnect pyramid scheme. CoinDesk Chief Insights Columnist and "...
CoinDesk's True-Crime Podcast 'Crypto Crooks' Launching in January

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BitConnect Founder, Indicted in US Over Missing Bitcoin, Is Now Wanted in India, Too
Satish Kumbhani and six others were named by an unidentified lawyer in a complaint over missing bitcoin.
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Celsius and BitConnect: Not So Different?
The insolvent crypto lender may not have been as blatantly criminal as the infamous BitConnect pyramid scheme, but the parallels should have drawn more regulatory scrutiny.
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The Rise and Fall of Terra vs. Bitconnect
The Rise and Fall of Terra vs. Bitconnect
CoinDesk’s Nikhilesh De discusses how the $14 billion crash of Luna Foundation Guard’s Terra protocol compares with the $2.4 billion global Bitconnect Ponzi scheme. Plus, Coin...
The Rise and Fall of Terra vs. Bitconnect