The bull season for cryptocurrencies is upon us, despite the recent market correction. Now recalling some of the celebrities who got into cryptocurrencies during the historic winter market of 2017. Actress Lindsey Lohan has now shot a paid promotional video for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH).
Lohan’s video was commissioned by a crypto news outlet through a platform called Cameo. An online service that allows individuals or businesses to hire celebrities to record personalized video messages at an agreed price.
In the 12-second video, actress Lindsey Lohan told viewers:
I’m just here to say that Ethereum is going to $ 10,000 and Bitcoin to $ 100,000. Have a prosperous 2021 and I hope everyone can drive their lambos to the moon. “
Oaktree Capital Group CEO Says “Fortunately” My Son Owns BTC
Billionaire investor Howard Marks admitted that he needed to change his “skeptical view” about BTC.
In his latest investor memo, dated January 11, Marks, who is co-chairman and co-founder of the $ 140 billion Oaktree Capital Group. He noted that while criticizing Bitcoin during the 2017 surge, his son had bought holdings of the coin, “thankfully.”
“In 2017, my memo, There They Go Again… Again, included a section on cryptocurrencies stating a high level of skepticism. This point of view has been the subject of much discussion for me and Andrew, who is quite positive about Bitcoin and various other cryptocurrencies. And, fortunately, it has a significant amount for our family. Says the memo.
Bitcoin Miner Marathon To Raise $ 250 Million In Direct Stock Offering
Shares in Bitcoin mining company Marathon Patent Group (MARA) fell after the Nasdaq-listed firm announced that it plans to raise as much as $ 250 million through a direct share offering.
The Las Vegas-based company said Tuesday that it signed a security purchase agreement with institutional investors. For the registered offering of 12.5 million common shares at $ 20 per share.
Shares of Marathon fell to $ 21.83 on the news. Down 16.5% in the pre-trade session on Tuesday. Last year, the company’s shares soared more than 2,500%.
- The operator of a Bulgarian cryptocurrency exchange received a 10-year prison sentence. For money laundering in connection with an Eastern European cybercrime syndicate.
- According to the US Department of Justice on Tuesday, Iossifov and other top RG Coins players were involved in an elaborate money laundering conspiracy that defrauded at least 900 Americans out of a sum of more than $ 7 million.