How student lost life savings trading crypto
After losing a “life-changing” amount of money, one investor is warning others to be careful of crypto trading scams.
A student has told how they lost everything by making one huge mistake after pumping their entire life savings into crypto.
The naive investor said for the past few years, they had been “slowly accumulating” different crypto coins, reported The Sun.
Taking to Reddit to reveal their heartache, the student, posting under username TrulyWacky, said: “One mistake caused me to lose everything.
“Because my portfolio grew very quickly, the majority of my net worth was in crypto (like 90 per cent), so I guess another mistake was not taking profits.
“I’m a student, and that was life-changing money.
“I’ve got scammed and revealed my private key, and my wallet was wiped clean.”
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The devastated student added they are now going to “cut the loss and start from zero”.
“Be safe and careful,” they said.
Meanwhile, one man revealed he woke up to find he had lost nearly $US500,000 ($A700,000) on a cryptocurrency scam.
Brian Nyugen admitted he had become a victim after the developers of AnubisDAO – another dog-themed cryptocurrency like Shiba Inu – allegedly made off with $US60 million ($A84 million) of investors’ cash.
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