Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum (ETH), was blamed for driving a scam including Ethereum. The scam probably included pre-mining that permitted him and Joe Lubin to take 75% of ETH supply and transform them into billionaires. These allegations originated from a New York University professor Nouriel Roubini.
@VitalikButerin was the ring-leader – together with Joe Lubin – of the criminal pre-mining sale/scam that created Ether. They stole 75% of the Ether supply and became instant “billionaires” of fake wealth. https://t.co/d3ltYuce4u
— Nouriel Roubini (@Nouriel) October 10, 2018
While Lubin presently can’t seem to respond to this tweet, Vitalik Buterin responded around the same time, October 10. In his reaction, Vitalik Buterin, who is among the most influential people in the crypto world, still claimed that he isn’t a crypto billionaire. To demonstrate it, he even gave a connection to his largest digital wallet, which holds just around 365,003 ETH.
I never personally held more than ~0.9% of all ETH, and my net worth never came close to $1b. Also, I’m pretty sure there are no criminal laws against pre-mining.
— Vitalik Non-giver of Ether (@VitalikButerin) October 10, 2018
This sum is equal to around $73 million. Moreover, this sum likewise incorporates gifts, and additionally philanthropy gifts. While Vitalik Buterin additionally confessed to having different wallets, he claims that they are very little.
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