The Hunt for the Cryptoqueen: Unraveling the OneCoin Scam and the Elusive Fugitive Ruja Ignatova

Season 1 | Episode 223
59m | Jul 31, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the fascinating story of Dr. Ruja Ignatova, the self-styled 'cryptoqueen' and mastermind behind one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency frauds.

She disappeared in 2017, leaving behind a trail of billions of dollars in Bitcoin and millions of victims. We explore how she lured investors with her impressive background and glamorous events, operating the fraudulent OneCoin scam without a blockchain.

Join us as we uncover the intricate details of the Ponzi scheme that duped millions and discuss her mysterious escape, potential cosmetic surgery, and suspected connections to organized crime.

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