Cryptocurrency : Can Elon Musk Go To Jail For Manipulating Prices And Shilling Shitcoins?
Explica .co, 22 June 2021
Elon Musk’s tweets have been a bone of contention for a while now. Every time the billionaire tweeted about a coin, the price of that coin skyrockets. The Tesla CEO has been promoting coins affectionately referred to as “shitcoins” on Twitter.
Musk started with Doge in February when he tweeted Doge. Then followed by Doge is people’s crypto. This immediately caused the price of the coin to skyrocket when people started buying the coin. Elon would continue to do so with other altcoins. Continue reading “Article: Cryptocurrency : Can Elon Musk Go To Jail For Manipulating Prices And Shilling Shitcoins?”
Software Pioneer John McAfee Indicted In Crypto Case
Reenat Sinay, 05 March 2021
Antivirus software innovator John McAfee and his bodyguard have been indicted on fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges for fraudulently touting various cryptocurrencies on Twitter to further two separate schemes, Manhattan federal prosecutors said Friday.
Between December 2017 and October 2018, McAfee and private security guard Jimmy Gale Watson Jr. tricked investors into buying over a dozen different digital currencies in a pair of scams that allegedly netted the two men a combined $13 million in profits, according to a seven-count indictment unsealed Friday. Watson was also “executive advisor” of McAfee’s so-called cryptocurrency team, prosecutors said. Continue reading “Article: Software Pioneer John McAfee Indicted In Crypto Case”