Most Wanted

The ‘Cryptoqueen' Is Now One of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted

After convincing investors to send her $4 billion, federal prosecutors say, Ruja Ignatova disappeared

Ruja Ignatova
FBI

She called herself the "Cryptoqueen" and touted her purported new digital currency, OneCoin, as the next big thing.

But after convincing investors around the world to send her $4 billion, federal prosecutors say, Ruja Ignatova quietly hopped a flight to Greece and disappeared.

OneCoin, authorities say, was a scam. On Thursday, the FBI placed the alleged fraudster on the 10 Most Wanted list, days after Europol did the same.

For more on this story, go to NBC News.

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