Alleged crypto scammer Alexandre released as more Haitian victims come forward – Haitian Times

The Haitian Times
Bridging the gap
NEW YORK — Eddy Alexandre, the Long Island man accused of running a $59 million cryptocurrency-based Ponzi scheme, has been released on bail and is to remain under house arrest, according to multiple sources following his case. Meanwhile, more Haitians have come forward, worried and anxious about what’s to happen with the funds now under government control.
“My cousin introduced it to my uncle, who invested $5,000,” said Jude Joseph, a police officer in Brooklyn. “He was upset because he invested all that money and he’s not getting it back.”
In the weeks since Alexandre’s May 12 arrest, more people have come forward saying they lost thousands of dollars or barely escaped joining the purported scam. 

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Larisa is a reporter for The Haitian Times covering politics, elections and education primarily. A graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she has interned at CNBC and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. She is also a recipient of a 2021 DBEI Fellowship by Investigative Reporters & Editors. Larisa can be reached by email at larisa@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @larisakarr.


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