But cryptocurrency can also be fool’s gold. I explore what happens when you venture down the rabbit hole of unscrupulous exploiters and seedy promises of cryptocurrency investment.
Bitcoin Edition: Fool’s Gold
A century ago, California, Australia, and South Africa all had their gold rush, with people streaming in from all over the world to cash in on the shiny new commodity that was guaranteed to blow all your troubles away with its promise of fame and fortune.
But mining gold wasn’t as simple as keep going until you hit paydirt. Enticed by the opportunity to leech off people’s hopes and…