Ignatova is wanted for having swindled more than three million people through OneCoin, international scam a scheme that is designed to dupe people out of cash or crypto. that stole more than $4 billion from victims around the world.
- FBI includes Ruja Ignatova, founder of OneCoin, among the most wanted fugitives.
- Ignatova stole more than $4 billion USD through OneCoin to the victims.
- También figura entre los más buscados por Europol.
Ruja Ignatova, best known for being the founder of the international scamOneCoin, is now on the list of the top 10 most wanted fugitives published by the FBI.
Founder ofOneCoin among the 10 most wanted fugitives for the FBI
This was announced by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York during a press conference held today in the morning hours, where the official pointed to Ignatova for having swindled investors ofOneCoin, making more than USD $4 billion through the marketing of a supposed cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. that never existed and had no real commercial value.
Let us keep in mind thatOneCoin is known as one of the biggest scams in the history of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, as Ignatova and the other executives promoted the marketing of a supposed cryptocurrency that “would dethrone Bitcoin” through membership systems. However, investigations revealed that the currency currency is a medium of exchange that defines value. did not have a network a network refers to all nodes in the operation of a blockchain at any given moment in time. of memberships. Blockchain, users could not exchange businesses that allow customers to trade cryptocurrencies for fiat money or other cryptocurrencies. their tokens for fiat fiat currency is “legal tender” backed by a central government, such as the Federal Reserve, and with its own banking system, such as fractional reserve banking. It can take the form of physical cash, or it can be represented electronically, such as with bank credit. money, nor was there an opportunity to exchange them for other cryptocurrencies.
It is known that theOneCoin affected more than three million people worldwide. In addition to marketing the alleged cryptocurrency, the company also operated a large-scale pyramid scheme, the main model of inorganic income through which members of the platform a place to buy, sell and store cryptocurrency invited new recruits and captured their investment, with which the members of the upper floors of the pyramid were paid.
Ignatova fugitive from justice
After falling for the scam perpetrated byOneCoin, Authorities in a number of countries have been on the lookout for the company’s managers and representatives. Among those already captured are lawyer Mark Scott, as well as co-founder Constantin Ignatov, Ruja Ignatova’s brother.
As for Ignatova, a Bulgarian and German national, she has been on the run from authorities since 2017. She was last seen in Greece, but since then her trail has been lost. It is presumed that she would now have another identity and travels between countries with false documentation.
Ignatova is currently on the most-wanted list of the most wanted by Europol, and the FBI is offering a reward of up to USD $100,000 to anyone who offers information leading to his capture.
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