India: Police Halt Bizarre ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ Crypto Scam

According to local police and the Hindu, a Mumbai resident named Pritam Patil stands accused of scamming 12 people out of around $250,000 in a crypto scam. Patil and a partner pestered a local businessman and his partners for months to invest in KBC Coin. As reported by Hard Fork, KBC Coin is named after “Kaun Banega Crorepati,” the Indian version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” featured in “Slumdog Millionaire.” Nanasaheb Patil and 11 associates bought KBC Coin from Patil and his friend Pintu Bajaj.  The AFC Mint coin website was down at time of writing, but we

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