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Crypto veterans call out DOJ for targeting Roger Ver a decade after he left US

• Cointelegraph

Many members of the crypto community criticized the U.S. government for its indictment against Ver, with some calling it part of the broader anti-crypto stance of the Biden administration.

The arrest of early Bitcoin investor and Bitcoin cash proponent Roger Ver on tax evasion charges in the United States has invoked strong reactions from the crypto community. 

Many within the community criticized the arrest, with some justifying it over Ver's adoption of an anti-Bitcoin stance in the latter part of his career.

Dan Held, a long-term Bitcoin proponent, was among the few who lauded Ver's arrest, saying, "he's been a net negative for Bitcoin."

Crypto-centered X account Pledditor suspected that Ver's arrest is related to his name popping up in several investigations, such as those involving Binance, Genesis and Three Arrows Capital.

Ernest Hancock's recent interview with Roger Ver:


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