DR Ruja Ignatova was quite literally “The Cryptoqueen” – or at least that’s what she made people think.
The glamorous Oxford-educated entrepreneur built a cyber empire by convincing more than a million people worldwide to invest in what she dubbed “The Bitcoin Killer”.
Glitzy sales pitches and promises of easy money using her OneCoin tokens took the world by storm – including a famous sales event at Wembley Arena.
But with no blockchain set up – the digital ledger that acts the foundation to manage crypto – the OneCoin was virtually worthless.
It is one of a number of failed crypto currencies – if it was ever meant to be a success.
And then, she vanished taking with her an estimated $13billion in Bitcoin in what is believed to be one of world’s biggest ever scams.
When Dr Ruja mysteriously…