Bitfinex and Tether are two of the most important companies in the cryptocurrency ecosystem with complex and interconnected histories that matter deeply to understanding the industry.
A Non-Exhaustive List of Bitfinex and Tether’s Misdeeds and Red Flags
Bitfinex and Tether have done a variety of problematic things in their history.
Elon Musk’s Robotaxi Lie
At Autonomy Day 2019 Elon Musk and Tesla made a variety of extraordinary promises about the potential financial benefits from purchasing a Robotaxi.
Do you need an armed uber?
I came across a strange app that offers you ride-sharing apps where the drivers are armed and the cars are bulletproof. I think this app is an another example of pseudo-security being marketed to the uber-rich.
Bennett at Bitcoin Game Theory Panel
https://youtu.be/wKr8jECz53U If you are interested in topics like this then consider reading some of my previous articles which touch on similar topics" https://bennettftomlin.com/2019/05/20/a-guide-to-a-hypothetical-internationally-coordinated-state-level-attack-on-bitcoin/
America’s Top Liar Arrested: George Santos
George Santos has been arrested and indicted on 13 charges including unlawful monetary transactions, wire fraud, and theft of public funds.
The truth about Elon Musk’s emerald mine
Elon Musk claims that his father did not actually own an emerald mine, but what is the truth?
My First Appearance on Carpe Consensus
https://rss.art19.com/opinionated I recently went on Coindesk's Carpe Consensus to discuss my viewpoint on cryptocurrency. Find it elsewhere: Apple Spotify RSS Feed
Charlie Javice Indicted for $175 Million Frank Fraud
Frank was a financial services application which made it easier for students to fill out the FAFSA. Last year JPMorgan Chase filed a lawsuit against Charlie Javice, the founder of Frank alleging that she had misrepresented the number of users and suing her for fraud. Charlie Javice has now had an opportunity to file her counterclaim and argue about why her actions were not fraud. After the claim and counterclaim was filed Charlie Javice ended up indicted in the Southern District of New York for wire fraud and bank fraud charges.
Rod Blagojevich on Tucker Carlson: The Normalization of Corruption
https://youtu.be/bG8tQRoMR58 Tucker Carlson had former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich on his show to discuss the indictment of former President Donald Trump. In this video I explain why I find this to be another troubling example of the normalization of corruption. Other video on Fox I mention: https://youtu.be/rspHMZF6jTs Transcript: 00:00:00:08 - 00:00:20:06 Bennett Tomlin This is … Continue reading Rod Blagojevich on Tucker Carlson: The Normalization of Corruption
Is Cash App a Fraud?
https://youtu.be/-kEe0PY05jg Block, formerly Square, the company behind popular payments application Cash App; has been accused of fraud by short-selling firm Hindenburg Research. I dug deep into the report to try to access the claims and see whether or not Cash App is really a fraud. Find the Hindenburg report here. Other videos referenced in this … Continue reading Is Cash App a Fraud?
Bennett Reacts to Crypto: The World’s Greatest Scam
https://youtube.com/live/JMYd0s2_v2Q?feature=share Reacting to the video: Crypto: The World's Greatest Scam live. You can find the original video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORdWE_ffirg Other videos mentioned in this video: Reaction to Web3: A Libertarian Dystopia: https://youtube.com/live/xE4L-R9b_MU?feature=share Gary Vee exploits fans at VeeCon: https://youtu.be/ivYegRqyCjo Nicholas Weaver on Crypto Critics' Corner: https://youtu.be/VMfp4X_HSu4 David Gerard on Crypto Critics' Corner: https://youtu.be/lnSEFrVlVV4 Crypto Critics' … Continue reading Bennett Reacts to Crypto: The World’s Greatest Scam