Terra's Do Kwon: How a trash-talking crypto bro caused a US$40b crash

Mr Do Kwon's Singapore-incorporated company, Terraform Labs, raised more than US$200 million from investment firms. PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM TERRA/YOUTUBE
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NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Mr Do Kwon, a trash-talking entrepreneur from South Korea, called the cryptocurrency he created in 2018 "my greatest invention".

In countless tweets and interviews, he trumpeted the world-changing potential of the currency, Luna, rallying a band of investors and supporters he proudly referred to as "Lunatics".

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