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CFTC Alleges $7 Million Dollar Bitcoin Fraud Perpetrated by Jon Barry Thompson

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged Jon Barry Thompson of Easton, Pennsylvania, with fraud. Thompson allegedly “knowingly or recklessly making false representations to customers in connection with the purported purchase of Bitcoin worth over $7 million.” The CFTC’s complaint alleges that Thompson… Read More

FBI: Man Charged in $7 Million Fake Bitcoin Escrow and Custody Case

Jon Barry Thompson (AKA “J. Barry Thompson), principal of “cryptocurrency escrow company” Volantis Escrow Platform LLC and Volantis Market Making LCC has been arrested in Pennsylvania for allegedly conning two companies out of $7 million USD they transferred to him for the purchase of bitcoins,… Read More

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