5 episodes

Big money. Big names. Big crimes. Cryptocurrency is a radical technology with incredible potential. The kind of potential that fraudsters and criminals can’t resist exploiting. We’re launching “Crypto Crooks” to dig into their schemes, in the hopes of protecting investors from getting taken in. We’ll explore how nefarious actors draw in victims, where their rackets start to unravel – and how their empires crumble, taking investors down with them.
Listen carefully, and maybe you’ll be able to steer clear of Crypto Crooks.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.4 • 16 Ratings

Big money. Big names. Big crimes. Cryptocurrency is a radical technology with incredible potential. The kind of potential that fraudsters and criminals can’t resist exploiting. We’re launching “Crypto Crooks” to dig into their schemes, in the hopes of protecting investors from getting taken in. We’ll explore how nefarious actors draw in victims, where their rackets start to unravel – and how their empires crumble, taking investors down with them.
Listen carefully, and maybe you’ll be able to steer clear of Crypto Crooks.

    BitConnect Episode 4: Fraud Is a Flat Circle

    BitConnect Episode 4: Fraud Is a Flat Circle

    This week, in the last episode of the season, we look at the methodical, often slow progress of justice, and pull at one final thread: the ominous connections between BitConnect and India’s ruling party, the conservative BJP.

    • 27 min
    BitConnect Episode 3: Technically, You Kind of Lost Your Money

    BitConnect Episode 3: Technically, You Kind of Lost Your Money

    This week, we meet the online influencers who enticed victims into the BitConnect farce, and the pyramid-scheme model that allowed them to make millions doing it.

    • 32 min
    BitConnect Episode 2: Where Is Madeline Bigatton?

    BitConnect Episode 2: Where Is Madeline Bigatton?

    This week, we explore the intricate interplay of events that led to BitConnect’s dramatic decline, and the case of the missing woman just left of center of the scheme.

    • 36 min
    BitConnect Episode 1: The Gujarati Connection

    BitConnect Episode 1: The Gujarati Connection

    This week, we dig into the rise of BitConnect, the strange kidnapping case that ultimately helped unravel the scheme and an important Texas Securities Commission cease and desist order.

    • 31 min
    Crypto Crooks: Podcast Trailer

    Crypto Crooks: Podcast Trailer

    The “Crypto Crooks” Podcast will tell the stories of the biggest and wildest crypto crimes through a true-crime lens.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

dinahcodes ,

Interesting content but not captivating

I usually love these types of podcast about crypto scams and fraud, but I’ll be honest this one isn’t really keeping my attention long enough to want to finish the series. Not bad, but could be better

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