The mysterious case of the $571m Manchester ‘Bitcoin scam’
The US’s commodities watchdog is on the hunt for a Manchester man it claims is the mastermind behind a Bitcoin scam that swindled thousands of victims and owes $572m (£416m).
The regulator is facing a major obstacle, however, as their suspect, Benjamin Reynolds, 38, appears to have vanished without a trace. Questions have now emerged over whether he ever existed.
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