//Bitcoin, titcoin, ponzicoin: jokes and scams fuel a cryptocurrency gold rush

Bitcoin, titcoin, ponzicoin: jokes and scams fuel a cryptocurrency gold rush



Early last month, the San Francisco-based software developer Rishab Hegde launched a cryptocurrency he called ponzicoin. Its website described “the world’s first legitimate Ponzi scheme” and encouraged people to buy and then “shill this coin heavily to your family and friends like a fucking sociopath”.

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