Alleged Leader of OneCoin Ponzi Has Sentencing for Money Laundering Adjourned
Konstantin Ignatov has again had his sentencing date adjourned while he continues to cooperate with U.S. prosecutors.
The leaked "FinCEN files" show BNY Mellon flagged a $30 million purported loan that it helped wire as one suspected case of OneCoin laundering funds.
The U.S. Department of Justice wants an attorney to hand over the massive sum he helped launder for the OneCoin scheme.
Following the publication of the FinCEN Files on Monday, investors suing OneCoin have now added allegations against BNY Mellon to their lawsuit.
Two promoters of the crypto Ponzi scheme OneCoin were found dead in Mexico last month.
OneCoin, an infamous crypto fraud, makes an uncredited cameo in a leaked FBI intelligence bulletin on the money-laundering risks of investment funds.
The OneCoin cryptocurrency project – accused by authorities of being a Ponzi scheme – may have attempted to counter negative news by using "inauthentic" accounts to place favorable reviews on TrustPilot and Quora, according to new research.