This week, entrepreneur and activist Kim Dotcom said the “U.S. is beyond bankrupt,” and minced no words about a potential “controlled demolition of global markets.” Meanwhile, American economists are interested in the ruble’s strong performance in spite of sanctions against Russia, a new book emerges claiming to tell the “Real Story Behind Mysterious Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto,” and LUNA 2.0 drops in value from last week, while accusations against Do Kwon continue. Without further ado, this is your bite-sized digest of this week’s hottest crypto stories from Bitcoin.com News.
Kim Dotcom Says ‘US Is Beyond Bankrupt,’ Digital Entrepreneur Predicts a ‘Controlled Demolition of Global Markets’
On June 5, 2022, the entrepreneur and activist known as Kim Dotcom published a post on Twitter and said it “may be the most important thread” he ever makes concerning a major global collapse. In the thread, Dotcom specifically highlights the American economy and he claims the “U.S. is beyond bankrupt.” Dotcom also talked about the “Great Reset” topic and how a “New World Order” aims to “shift into a new dystopian future where the elites are the masters of the slaves without the cosmetics of democracy.”
American Economists Are Baffled by an ‘Unusual Situation’ as Russia’s Ruble Is the World’s Best Performing Fiat Currency
Two months after the Russian ruble fell below a U.S. penny, the transcontinental country’s fiat currency is the best performing currency worldwide. American economists are baffled by the “unusual situation,” because a country facing stiff sanctions typically sees its fiat currency decline in value, but Russia’s ruble has done the exact opposite.
A Newly Published Book Claims to Tell the ‘Real Story Behind Mysterious Bitcoin Creator’
During the last 13 years, a great number of individuals have claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin, but no single person has been able to prove this to the greater crypto community. At the end of August 2019, a marketing and public relations (PR) agency published a press release that featured a man from Pakistan who claimed he invented Bitcoin. While the Pakistani Bilal Khalid provided no proof, the public relations agency’s founder recently published a book called “Finding Satoshi: The Real Story Behind Mysterious Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto.”
LUNA 2.0 Token Loses 56% Since Last Week, Whistleblower Accuses Terraform Labs of Owning Shadow Wallets
After climbing to $11.33 per unit on May 30, Terra’s new LUNA 2.0 token has lost more than 56% in value against the U.S. dollar. In related Terra developments, in addition to the defi projects re-joining the Terra ecosystem, the whistleblower known as Fatman continues to accuse Terraform Labs (TFL) and Do Kwon of manipulative tactics such as allegedly lying about making LUNA 2.0 community-owned.