one news from Biggest money laundering schemes In history I captivated the world on Tuesday, not because of crime –Which included $4.5 billion in bitcoin which is, yes, a big deal–Rather, it is because of the accused spouses. They are the Eccentric Bonnie and Clyde in the crypto worldAnd Netflix wants you to know all about them and their alleged plot.
It only took three days for the streaming giant to be tasked with producing a documentary series on Elijah “Dutch” Liechtenstein and Heather Morgan, who were arrested this week for allegedly laundering 119,754 bitcoins linked to… 2016 Bitfinex hackOne of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world.
Given how obsessed Hollywood is with the stories that revolve around it failureAnd ForgeryAnd bad behavior In the world of technology lately, the allure of the story has been evident. Plus, how often do you meet a (bad) rapper – Morgan, whose stage name is “Razzlekhan” – who touches on everything from coronavirus to AirPods?
“Netflix has commissioned a documentary series on the alleged scheme of a married couple to launder billions of dollars in stolen cryptocurrency in the largest financial crime case in history,” the company said. News Announcement on Friday.
Documentary series directed by Chris SmithWho has experience with real-life stories of failure and fraud. Managed FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happeneda Netflix documentary about catastrophic fire festival He deceived investors and left hundreds of attendees stranded on one of the islands. In addition, Smith was the executive producer of a television documentary Tiger King.
In its announcement, Netflix mobilized drama around Lichtenstein and Morgan’s alleged wrongdoing.
As the value of stolen bitcoin rose from $71 million at the time of the hack to nearly $5 billion, the couple allegedly attempted to liquidate their digital funds by creating fake identities and online accounts, buying physical gold, NFTs, and more.–All while investigators were racing to track the movement of funds on the blockchain.”
Netflix has not revealed a release date for the documentary series.
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