FBI seeks out potential BitConnect victims

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Cleveland Division has sent a request seeking "potential victims who invested in the cryptocurrency BitConnect coin." According to the FBI, the entire BitConnect market "crashed in late January 2018, after two U.S. state-level securities regulators issued public letters warning investors of the Ponzi-type nature" of the project. These warnings resulted in BitConnect shutting down its platform, leaving investors with "near-worthless cryptocurrency."

The FBI is asking potential victims to complete a questionnaire, providing information on the amount of money they've invested in BitConnect, the person who referred them to BitConnect, where they first heard of BitConnect, and any additional information that will assist in its investigation.