Ben Armstrong was a confessed meth addict, turned pastor and rehabilitation centre director before he established himself as crypto influencer going by the nicknames BitBoy Crypto or BitBoy. He is also the author of a book titled "Catching Up to Crypto: Your Guide to Bitcoin and the New Digital Economy," one of the crypto bestsellerts 2022.
Natascha Wegelin (Twitter) a/k/a Madame Moneypenny is a German blogger, author and entrepreneur. When Natascha couldn't find a job after her business studies, she founded her first company, the portal wg-suche.de, with a fellow student at age 26. She sold part of this company to ImmobilienScout24 in April 2017.
In the FTX crash, the crypto market has been in a state of shock. Celebrities such as the U.S. football star Tom Brady are among those affected. Slowly, the full extent of the FTX crash is becoming visible. Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto exchange had signed big-name investors and promotional deals, including Brady and his ex-wife, the Victoria-Secret model Gisele Bündchen, and NBA legend Stephen Curry. Not just promote faces, but also capital providers such as BlackRock and Kraken are among the losers of the FTX crisis.
The 40-year-old social media influencer became known for a lavish lifestyle supported by money laundering. The Nigerian social media influencer who called himself Ray Hushpuppi and bragged about a lavish lifestyle supported by laundering millions of dollars was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles to more than 11 years in prison and has to pay $1.7 million to two fraud victims.
Alex Jiménez is a Managing Principal at EPAM's Financial Services Consulting practice focused on retail banking. His other recent experience includes serving as Chief Strategy Officer at Finalytics.ai, an AI fintech platform, and Extractable, a digital strategy and design consultancy.