As far as cryptocurrency scams go, OneCoin’s story is one of the more fascinating. What virtually everyone considers to be nothing more than a large Ponzi scheme has bewildered the crypto community as the company’s founder, Ruja Ignatova, is still on the run and her brother, Konstantin Ignato, is in custody in the US. So popular is the story that BBC is planning on turning it into a documentary. That isn’t too surprising, but what is remarkable is that OneCoin promoters are taking advantage of the news about the show to try to boost support for their scamming ways.
Jamie Bartlett, who is presenting the show, pointed out the complete lack of morals and ethics on the part of one OneCoin scammer, Kamran Hye, on Twitter. Hye was promoting a YouTube video that is meant to draw attention to the ONE ecosystem and its DealShaker platform, and asserts in his promotion attempts, “As I always stated that the demand for the ONE is out there as well as our DealShaker (DS) platform from those that wishes [sic[ to continue making their steady earnings in such time of inevitable financial crash!”
Quick update: OneCoin promoters are taking this news story, twisting it, & then using it to promote their scam. Unbelievable! pic.twitter.com/kbktc8IUhv
— Jamie Bartlett (@JamieJBartlett) February 15, 2020
A look at Hye’s Twitter feed shows a constant chain of attempts to portray OneCoin in a positive light, despite the fact that it has already been recognized as a scam. Perhaps he can’t help himself, though. As “Vicki” said in response to Bartlett’s post,