The HyperVerse scheme was referred by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to police in 2020 for “possible fraud offences.”
HyperVerse founder Sam Lee appeared in a 70-minute-long Facebook video promoting his new project, the South African crypto venture VEND.
Steven Harrison, the actor behind the fake HyperVerse CEO, says he’s sorry for his part in the scheme and was paid just $5K and a new suit.
The fake CEO of crypto scam HyperVerse that lost more than $1B of client funds was a freelance British TV presenter living in Thailand.
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