Riccardo ‘Fluffypony’ Spagni Hires Top Attorney to Battle Extradition to South Africa on Fraud Charges
Spagni has hired Brian Klein, a leading crypto trial attorney, to handle his case.
Scams involving celebrity endorsements of digital assets are becoming more common.
Retired Brazilian midfielder Anderson is one of eight people alleged to have been involved in a R$35 million ($6.5 million) money laundering operation.
Jared Rice, Sr., pleaded guilty to duping investors out of more than $4 million.
One individual must pay more than $3 million and hand over a wallet containing 190 bitcoins.
This is the SEC's first securities case involving decentralized finance technology.