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Serious charges are hanging over AirBit’s
co-founder who has allegedly pocketed, and spent,
customers’ money instead of investing it in
cryptocurrency mining as advertised.
Gutemberg Dos Santos, co-founder of AirBit, was extradited to the United
States on November 25, 2020. The entrepreneur was arrested in
Panama on August 18, 2020, at the request of the U.S. Department of
Justice, following a series of investigations conducted by the New
York Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Controls on the company’s business started after complaints by
some AirBit’s customers emerged, uncovering what seems to be
yet another Ponzi scheme.
Dos Santos faces charges in a Manhattan court.
In August, in conjunction with the arrests of Dos Santos and
some members of his staff, namely Pablo…