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February 14, 2023 2 mins

Welcome to “Crypto Crooks” Season 2: ”Lunacy: The Rise and Fall of Do Kwon."

"Crypto Crooks" is sponsored by Chainalysis.

Crypto's biggest names thought Do Kwon and his algorithmic stablecoin would take them to the promised land. But then terraUSD slipped from its dollar peg by just one cent. Everything unraveled. $60 billion, vaporized. Life savings, obliterated. A wave of suicides across the globe. And that was just the beginning.

You know the name. You know the memes. But do you know the real story? Welcome to “Crypto Crooks” Season 2: ”Lunacy: The Rise and Fall of Do Kwon”, launching Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 5 a.m. ET. Follow and subscribe to “Crypto Crooks” wherever you listen to podcasts.


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“Crypto Crooks” is a CoinDesk Podcast Production. The executive producer is Jared Schwartz, with additional production by Eleanor Pahl, Nora Battelle, Jonas Huck, and Moon Beast. Fact-checking is by Amber Von Schassen, and sound design and music are by Altus Noumena. This show is written and voiced by David Z. Morris.

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