Trial of Former OneCoin Lawyer Kicks Off In New York

Trial of Former OneCoin Lawyer Kicks Off In New York

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6. November 2019. by adminBTC
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The trial of an American lawyer accused of laundering cash for the infamous OneCoin pyramid scheme, started in New York yesterday. The lawyer is the primary of three key gamers within the rip-off to face trial. Nonetheless the founder, self-styled Crypto-Queen, Ruja Ignatova, continues to be on the run. Defendant Denies Any Wrongdoing The lawyer, Mark
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The trial of an American lawyer accused of laundering cash for the infamous OneCoin pyramid scheme, started in New York yesterday. The lawyer is the primary of three key gamers within the rip-off to face trial. Nonetheless the founder, self-styled Crypto-Queen, Ruja Ignatova, continues to be on the run.


Defendant Denies Any Wrongdoing

The lawyer, Mark Scott, previously a associate at Locke Lord LLP, denies transferring tons of of tens of millions of {dollars} from the OneCoin scheme into offshore accounts. He was arrested simply over a yr in the past, for his function within the multi-billion greenback international pyramid scheme.

Formal costs of conspiracy to commit cash laundering and financial institution fraud have been introduced final month, when Scott plead ‘not responsible’.

His defence is more likely to hinge on his declare that, though he did transfer tens of millions of {dollars} via the scheme, he was unaware that it was a felony scheme. He even claims to have raised a number of issues about OneCoin, though to whom wasn’t specified.

The hearings are anticipated to final two to 3 weeks.

Ongoing OneCoin Court docket Motion

Additionally going through prosecution are OneCoin co-founder, Sebastian Greenwood, who was arrested in Thailand final yr and extradited to the US, and Konstantin Ignatov. Ignatov is the brother of OneCoin founder, Ruja Ignatova, and was arrested at LAX airport earlier this yr.

Ruja Ignatova continues to be at giant, however has been charged in her absence with numerous counts of fraud and cash laundering.

OneCoin can also be being taken to court docket in a class-action lawsuit, introduced by an investor who misplaced $103ok to the scheme.

Regardless of all of this, OneCoin continues to operate in sure jurisdictions across the globe. It was lately the topic of a BBC Sounds documentary, speculating as to the whereabouts of the Crypto-Queen.

Probably residing incognito in Europe, having had in depth facial reconstructive surgical procedure utilizing all of the OneCoin cash… in case you have been .

The place do you assume the Crypto Queen is hiding? Add your ideas under!


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