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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 Madoff Ponzi Scheme

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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John Law’s Paper Pyramid

John Law, the real name Jean Lauriston, a Scottish-born Frenchman is considered to be the author of the first financial pyramid in the history of mankind. We mu...

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Tulip Mania As Pyramid Scheme

Pyramid schemes emerged simultaneously with the monetary relations, because commodity exchange could not satisfy all market participants. Money immediately beca...

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James Reavis: The Man Who Stole Arizona

James Addison Reavis’s affair hits scales. Declaring himself the son of the Spanish Crown aristocrat and the owner of considerable land in the United Stat...

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US Taxpayers Can Now Receive Refunds in Bitcoin

Taxpayers in the U.S. have got the opportunity to receive their federal and state tax refund back in bitcoin. The new service is aimed to serve the underbanked ...

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Jaguar Land Rover May Allow Drivers to Earn Crypto

Jaguar Land Rover is trialing blockchain platform allowing drivers to earn crypto, IOTA tokens, for sharing road condition data.

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HTC to Release Second Gen of EXODUS Blockchain Smartphone

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer HTC will release its second-generation blockchain phone in the latter half of 2019. The release was announced by HTC Decentra...

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Facebook Hit by Trio of Investigations in One Day

Facebook Inc. was hit by a trio of investigations over its privacy practices opened by the authorities of Ireland, Canada and the USA on Thursday. 

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Nike to Launch its own Coin, ’Cryptokicks’

Nike applied to trademark registration for the word “Cryptokicks” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on April 19. The application includes &l...

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Samsung Invests $2.9 Million in Crypto Hardware Wallet Manufacturer, Ledger

Samsung, the South Korean electronics giant, has invested €2.6 million (around $2.9 million) in hardware wallet manufacturer, Ledger, according to the Fren...

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Disney Could Become New Owner of Bitstamp and Korbit Crypto Exchanges

The Walt Disney Company, one of the world’s leading producers of entertainment, could become a new owner of  two cryptocurrency exchanges – Bit...

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Japanese Business Magnate Lost $130 Million on Bitcoin Investment

Japanese business magnate and founder of SoftBank Group Masayoshi Son has lost over $130 million when he sold his position in bitcoin, according to the Wall Str...

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Bitcoiners Can Now Shop at Amazon

Crypto owners can now shop directly on Amazon.com from Coinbase account or via Lightning Network thanks to a new browser extension called Moon which offers...

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