Former NBA player nets $825K from Ghanaian firm in alleged Bitcoin scam

Former NBA player nets $825K from Ghanaian firm in alleged Bitcoin scam

A former American professional basketball player has allegedly swindled over $800,000 worth of Bitcoin BTC from a company based in Ghana. Isaac Edward Austin, who retired in 2004, reportedly posed as a trustee for his own Bitcoin trading company and managed to get the Ghanaian firm to hand over $11,000 per BTC, GhanaWeb reports.