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Ivan Rykov’s Bank — First Ponzi Scheme in Russia

There is a common but mistaken opinion that MMM Ponzi scheme, one of the world’s largest financial scam of all time, was also the first Russian Ponzi...

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MMM’s Ponzi Scheme: To Russia, With Love (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the “MMM’s Ponzi Scheme: To Russia, With Love” article. Read the Part 1. In general, MMM operated actively only for...

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MMM’s Ponzi Scheme: To Russia, With Love (Part1)

“MMM” is the biggest Ponzi scheme of all that ever existed in the Soviet Union and then in the Russian Federation. According to various ex...

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The South Sea Company Bubble

In 1711 lord Robert Harley Duke, Chancellor of the Exchequer, founded the South Sea company. He planned to play on human trust as a year before John Law did in ...

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Classic Cons: the Panama Canal Bubble (Part 3)

This is the part 3 of the “Classic Cons: the Panama Canal Bubble” article. Read the Part 2. The investigation revealed such grandiose scal...

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Classic Cons: the Panama Canal Bubble (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the “Classic Cons: the Panama Canal Bubble” article. Read the Part 1. But, most of all, the hero of Suez was proud o...

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Classic Cons: The Panama Canal Bubble (Part 1)

Building the Panama Canal is one of the brightest “bubbles” of the XIX century bursting at the stock market. The word “Panama”, which be...

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Bernie Scheme (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the “Bernie Scheme” article. Read the Part 1. But one floor below other employees were working tirelessly in the offices....

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Bernie Scheme (Part 1)

It is in times of crisis when pyramid schemes become relevant. This is due to the fact that credibility to usual financial instruments decreases, but investors ...

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Intel Gets Patent for Energy-saving Bitcoin Mining

US based global technology company Intel has been granted an USPTO patent for “energy-efficient high performance bitcoin mining.” According to the d...

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TRON to Launch $100 Million Blockchain Gaming Fund

TRON has revealed plans to launch a $100 Million blockchain  gaming fund dubbed TRON Arcade. Aimed to “empower developers,” TRON Arcade will be...

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Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin’ Hit New Record

According to Google’s trend explorer, the weekly number of searches for the keyword “bitcoin” has reached levels of April. 

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WISeKey Introduces its Debut Blockchain Smartphone

Swiss-based cybersecurity and IoT company WISeKey International Holding, has announced the release of its debut blockchain smartphone, Wisephone. 

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Starbucks’ Customers to Pay for Coffee with Bitcoin Soon

Starbucks Coffee retailer has partnered with Bakkt bitcoin platform to provide customers the option to pay with the crypto. The Bakkt platform will automaticall...

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Mohamed El-Erian: Crypto Will Not Dominate in Financial Ecosystem

Cryptocurrencies will become more widespread, but this will not lead to their dominance in the financial ecosystem, Allianz chief economic advisor Mohamed El-Er...

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Japanese Video Ads Platform C0ban.tv Pays Users in Crypto

A Japanese online video advertising platform c0ban.tv has announced its plans of expansion to English-language markets, according to Cointelegraph report. ...

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Canadian Jewelry Retailer is Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments

Canadian luxury jewelry retailer Birks Group is now accepting bitcoin payments at eight of the group’s stores.

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Porn Startup SpankChain Pays to its Webcam Models $72K in Crypto

Launched in April, porn startup SpankChain has paid  $72,422 in cryptocurrency to 31 webcam models since its operation. According to some freelance SpankCh...

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