Fool me once, shame on you.
Fool me twice, shame on me.
 
Round One

Earlier last year, I had warned readers about various scams in the Bitcoin space – including Bitcoin mining, Bitconnect, and even local scammers trying to cheat you of your money by hopping onto the Bitcoin hype train. I did this through various social media channels – at events, through the mailing list, on Facebook and even IG stories.

I slammed Bitconnect for being a downright Ponzi scheme, but obviously my words were drowned out by all the Youtubers and other famous social media influencers who had only good things to say about it.

Among them were CryptoNick and Cryptochick (also how I first came to know of Bitconnect), who have over 200,000 subscribers between them. It was already clear by November that these guys had a vested interest to promote Bitconnect even though so many of …