Bitcoin turned 10 this year, but large swaths of the crypto industry are doing their best to never, ever grow up.
Yesterday, blockchain research firm Cinidcator published its inaugural “10 Most Trusted People in Crypto” list, and since this is, after all, crypto, the names on that list ranged from the head-scratching to the bizarre.
And possibly even the criminal.
That’s right, clocking in at numbers 7 and 8 are John McAfee and Justin Sun who – in one of life’s delicious ironies – both suffered legal pitfalls on the very same day that they were named two of the crypto industry’s most trusted names.
The top 10 most trusted people in #crypto according to Cindicator analysts:
2⃣Teeka Tiwari, #PalmBeach
— Cindicator (@Cindicator) July 23, 2019
McAfee Takes to the Sea, Discovers Government Has Boats
McAfee, the eccentric cybersecurity pro-turned-ICO-shill, was an odd choice for this list for many reasons – not the least of which being that he once faced murder charges and was later found liable in the man’s death. And then pumped this scamcoin on Twitter.
But on July 23, just hours after Cindicator published its report, McAfee’s Twitter feed announced that he had been detained by unnamed authorities – despite fleeing to international waters.