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Kate Winslet to star in movie about Bulgarian crypto-queen

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Kate Winslet will be starring in an upcoming movie about the cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme Onecoin. The cryptocurrency scheme is promoted by Bulgaria-based offshore companies founded by Ruja Ignatova who disappeared in 2017 and is still at large.

The movie is called “Fake” and is based on the book by Jen McAdam which tells the true life story of Mc Adams’s involvement with the Onecoin Ponzi scheme. McAdam, family and friends invested and lost USD 300,000. Kate Winslet and Jen McAdam will executive produce the film. Scott Z. Burns, who wrote "Contagion", will write and direct “Fake”.

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