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Asia-based American siblings John & Tina Barksdale charged with ‘$124M crypto-based fraud’

More than 20,000 investors were swindled out of "at least $124 million" in crypto-based investment and multi-level marketing scams known as 'Ormeus Coin' and 'Ormeus Global' that were operated by siblings John and Tina Barksdale and involved entities in Hong Kong and Panama, it has been alleged in criminal and regulatory actions.