Lindsay Lohan and Jake Paul Are Among The Eight Celebrities Charged With Illegally Promoting Crypto Without Saying They Were Paid To Do So
Musicians Soulja Boy, Austin Mahone, Lil Yachty, Ne-Yo, and Akon as well as porn actor Kendra Lust were also charged.
Those named in the $1 billion class action suit included Meet Kevin channel operator Kevin Paffrath and Graham Stephan, a former real estate agent from Selling Sunset’s Oppenheim Group.
Logan Paul Has Been Hit With A Class Action Lawsuit Over His Allegedly Fraudulent CryptoZoo NFT Project
The action "is dramatically flawed and filed with the intention of generating headlines," Paul's legal rep told BuzzFeed News.
The 23-year-old "crypto detective" told BuzzFeed News that the viral story was "performance art" meant to draw attention to his NFT investigation.
“I wanted it to be extravagant and a little bit tacky, but in a good way,” said owner Elle Levy of the Crypto House Airbnb in North Hollywood.
Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder Of The Crypto Exchange FTX, Has Pleaded Not Guilty To Fraud And Other Charges
If convicted on all counts, he faces up to 115 years in prison.
Two of Bankman-Fried’s top former colleagues have pleaded guilty to federal criminal fraud charges and are cooperating with the prosecution against him.
The founder of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX was arrested in the Bahamas on Monday.
The US attorney’s office said they would move to unseal an indictment against the founder of FTX on Tuesday.
Other defendants include FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried and big names like Shaq, Naomi Osaka, and Larry David.
FTX’s implosion is being called crypto’s “Lehman Brothers moment” — a reference to the investment bank collapse that was set off by the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis.
Kim Kardashian Has Been Charged $1.26 Million For Failing To Disclose A Paid Ad For Cryptocurrency On Her Instagram Page
The Securities and Exchange Commission found that Kardashian was paid $250,000 to post about a cryptocurrency, but failed to disclose that it was an ad.
A consumer watchdog group reminded them that they need to disclose their connection to an NFT collection when they promote it on social media.
Kyle Hill is the latest in our series on what people in crypto actually do all day.
For the second installment in our Crypto Diaries series, a mother in her 40s talks about how her love for Web3 intersects with her home life.
"Fred is back home."
All my goblin asses are gone.
The owner requested that BuzzFeed News put them in touch with Green.
The actor has been pleading on Twitter with “DarkWing84,” who bought his ape from a scammer, to return it.
It was a good joke, a great one, even.
The reality show archvillain has launched a crypto real estate company with her husband.
Two lesser-known coins, TerraUSD and its sister currency Luna, collapsed, reminding some of the 2008 financial crash.
For our new Crypto Diaries series, a New Yorker who's in 97 Discords walks us through his “degen headspace.”
A lot of y’all don’t get it.
Crypto is the most polarizing technology out there right now.
“This individual has never and will never be affiliated with OpenSea,” CEO Devin Finzer said.
MetaDocs’ NFTs were designed to "revolutionize medicine." But its social media–famous doctors can’t prescribe for or diagnose NFT holders.
Since the host tweeted about owning Moonbirds NFTs, their asking price has approximately doubled.
How An Alleged Rapist And Former Twitch Streamer Helped Build An NFT Startup By Hiding Behind A Pseudonym
Thanks to cryptocurrency’s culture of anonymity, streamer MethodJosh was able to conceal his history of alleged sexual abuse. He has now been pushed out of NFT startup Gem.
Crypto platforms are obscuring the identities of people who make political donations in crypto, which makes public audits of donations nearly impossible.