Indian entrepreneur implicated in $300 million Bitcoin Ponzi scheme gets bail

Amit Bhardwaj, a man accused of running a $300-million Bitcoin Ponzi scheme, has reportedly been granted bail on medical grounds, citing a deteriorating kidney condition. The former entrepreneur, who was arrested in Bangkok last year, was reportedly admitted into Apollo Hospital in India, maintaning he needed regular dialysis treatment to treat his condition. As previously reported by Hard Fork, Bhardwaj set up a series of Bitcoin mining firms, including GB Miners, Gain Bitcoin, and MCAP. As part of the scheme, he promised investors 10x returns for their money. Needless to say, none of his promises delivered and, instead, investors lost their hard-earned cash.…

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