Gardai join hunt for missing cryptoqueen's ill-gotten gains

Pedro Gonçalves
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The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau is helping European and US law enforcement agencies to trace the proceeds generated by OneCoin, a bogus cryptocurrency thought to have raised about €4bn worldwide. Launched in 2014, OneCoin was the latest in a line of cryptocurrencies that promised to revolutionise the way we do banking online, and make early investors rich. It branded itself "the Bitcoin killer". Thousands of people invested in OneCoin from more than 175 countries. It has now be...

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