“Bitcoin is a scam, Sell Everything”… Says The Living Bitconnect Meme Carlos Matos
Carlos Matos loooooooooooooooves Bitconneeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeect… but he absolutely hates Bitcoin (BTC). The famous promo-maker of the most notorious Ponzi scheme in the world of cryptocurrencies, published a tweet a few hours ago advising all his followers to “sell everything” they had in Bitcoin (BTC) as it is a Scam:
Bitconnect was a cryptocurrency that promised investors a 1% daily return on their investments. Its capitalization was so important that at one time each token cost more than $450, for a total capitalization of more than 2.7 Billion dollars, occupying the 17th spot of the strongest cryptocurrencies in the ecosystem.
The problem is that after several lawsuits, the scheme could not keep on being sustained, and like all Ponzi schemes, fell by its own weight, driving the token from costing $450 to having a value of less than 6 dollars in less than 2 weeks.
The countless cases of desperate people who lost everything in Bitconnect went mainstream on social media:
However, weeks earlier, Carlos Matos gained fame because of a presentation in which he declared himself an authentic and convinced Bitconnect fan. He mentioned that all the warnings about the site being a scam were pure lies and that thanks to the platform, he had managed to get hundreds of thousands of dollars.