OneCoin defendants in Argentina have put up a strawman defense in a bid to avoid conviction. The scammers argue that because they recruited four police officers into OneCoin, that somehow absolves them of legal liability.
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The Financial Crime Investigation Unit has confirmed it is investigating the allegation a Seychelles notary signed off on a fraudulent Power of Attorney. That PoA would later be used to launder 230,000 bitcoin in stolen OneCoin investor funds.
Coming up on nine months of being held in custody, one of Argentina’s top OneCoin promoters still feigns ignorance towards the $4 billion Ponzi scheme.
Mark Scott has failed to have his sentencing suspended indefinitely. Following a letter filed earlier this week and subsequent opposition by the DOJ, the court rescheduled Scott’s sentencing to November 9th.
The Mark Scott sentencing circus continues, with Scott now asking his OneCoin fraud sentencing be postponed indefinitely.
Although it’s a shadow of the four billion dollar Ponzi it was, new victims are still being recruited into OneCoin. The current signup process has revealed OneCoin continues to defraud consumers through a Santander Bank account in Poland.
It’s established that the UAE, Dubai in particular, played an integral role in Ruja Ignatova’s laundering of OneCoin funds. As part of his ongoing investigation into OneCoin money laundering, Jonathan Levy has uncovered misconduct by a notary in Seychelles.
Following Frank Schneider’s arrest in May, one of the last key figures in OneCoin’s money laundering operation still free is Amer Abdulaziz Salman. According to former CEO Konstantin Ignatov, Salman made off with €100 million in stolen OneCoin investor funds. That’s on top of the money Salman allegedly laundered for OneCoin through his shell company [Continue reading…]
Fourteen promoters of the OneCoin Ponzi scheme have been indicted by Italy’s Guardia di Finanza. The indictments were filed in Bolzano, a city in Italy’s South Tyrol province. Unfortunately the names of those indicted have not been released.
As part of the ongoing Argentinian investigation into OneCoin, prosecutors in Cordoba have approved the arrest of four additional suspects. Rodrigo Domínguez, Aldo Leguizamón and two other people stand accused of defrauding clients through the OneCoin Ponzi scheme.