A freelance TV presenter paid to pose as a Crypto CEO. Millions lost in the Hyperverse scam.


A freelance TV presenter paid to pose as a Crypto CEO. Millions lost in the Hyperverse scam.

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Sausalito, California – February 28, 2024

The Guardian reports that the man who posed as the CEO of collapsed cryptosystem HyperVerse has confirmed he is paid to play the rolereceiving 180,000 Thai baht (approximately A$7,500 or £4,000) over nine months and a free chase as payment.

Stephen Harrison, an Englishman living in Thailand who posed as chief executive Steven Reece Lewis for HyperVerse’s launch in late 2021 and early 2022, told Guardian Australia he was “shocked” to learn that the The company had presented him as having fake credentials to promote. the diagram.

He said he felt sorry for those who lost money because of the project. THE HyperVerse Cryptocurrency Scheme targeted investors in developing countries in Asia, Africa and the Pacific before its eventual collapse left many unable to access funds.

Victims lost millions of dollars to the Hyperverse scam.

Harris recently appeared on the Cybercrime Magazine podcast to tell his story..

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