Top promoter in Forcount ‘Ponzi’ pleads guilty to wire fraud conspiracy

Part of the plea deal involved Juan Tacuri forfeiting nearly $4 million and real estate which were purchased with victim funds.

One of the main promoters behind the Forcount cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to commit wire fraud charge in New York.

Juan Tacuri was at the forefront of the “Ponzi” scheme which chalked up $8.4 million from mostly Spanish-speaking investors around the world, the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York said in a June 5 statement.

“Tacuri was one of the scheme’s most successful promoters and reaped millions of dollars from his participation in the fraud.”

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