Poker Professional Terik Brown Bitcoin Rip-off Allegations Take a Sinister Twist
The cryptocurrency rip-off allegations towards US professional Terik (Tizzy) Brown took a sinister twist lately, with nameless cellphone calls and unannounced visits to the previous residence of the English participant who has accused him of scamming her of a number of Bitcoin.
As we reported beforehand, English poker participant Lynne Beaumont lately went public along with her accusations towards Brown, describing him as a “a thief and/or a conman” and claiming that the Vegas man owes her nearly 4 Bitcoin – which might be value roughly $240,000 at at this time’s costs.
The story started when Beaumont gave Brown $40,000 to commerce cryptocurrencies for her, however when she later tried to withdraw what was left – some $27k – she was met with delays, stalling techniques and eventually ended up being ignored fully by the Financial institution of Crypto Enterprise Improvement Supervisor.
“Thrice he has agreed to make common funds to settle the debt. Up to now I’ve acquired one cost. In December 2020, he lastly paid 0.0805 BTC (approx $1500 on the time). After which he blocked me once more.”
Screenshots of a number of messages between Beaumont and Brown seem to affirm her story, and after publicly denouncing Brown, the mysterious cellphone calls and visits to her former residence began.
Beaumont advised PokerTube:
“I had a few individuals flip up at a home I moved out of 5 weeks in the past. They spoke to my neighbour asking for my new tackle. He smelled a rat and stated he did not know.”
That go to was caught on her neighbour’s safety digicam, with one of many pair staying out of view.
Within the video, the masked girl tells the neighbour:
“I’m on the lookout for Mrs Beaumont. I’ve received a particular supply for her that must be signed.”
Claiming that no person else may signal for it, the lady then leaves when she doesn’t get the details about Beaumont’s new tackle. Like a scene from an outdated thriller film, nonetheless, Beaumont’s neighbour later noticed the lady speaking to a man in a white Bentley within the small close by village.
The next day, says Beaumont, she acquired a cellphone name from the lady.
“I recognised her voice when she known as me the subsequent day. She advised me ‘to not say something’ and spelled out that outdated full tackle. She claimed she was calling about Financial institution of Crypto – Brown’s enterprise identify – and for me to cease defaming him, speaking about his household and many others. Once I began to say ‘nevertheless it is not defamatory although is it, as a result of it’s true’ she simply hung up.”
Though there was no particular risk made, Beaumont naturally felt intimidated by the decision and the go to, believing that Brown has maybe concerned a personal detective company, or maybe legal components, to scare her off.
Beaumont, who has greater than $600k in Hendon Mob cashes to her identify and splits her time between Vegas and England, stated:
“It’s all very odd. Not likely the actions of an harmless man – to get any person within the UK to intimidate me.”
She additionally believes being presently caught within the UK due to the coronavirus lockdowns – a “useful pandemic for Brown” as she describes it – has given him the proper excuse to not pay up what he admits to owing.
“Frankly, he has offered his soul for $27k – nearly 4 BTC [at the time Brown agreed to buy it for Beaumont]. That’s now value over $200k. I really feel genuinely very sick about this. This ought to be a really thrilling time for me, and he has spoiled that. This cash is extremely important to me.”
Beaumont refuses to be cowed by Brown’s actions, stating:
“If you realize something of the whereabouts of this man, or anyone else he has conned, I might actually recognize it when you would contact me. I will likely be sending a file of all particulars to the police and legal professionals on my return to the US this summer season.”
Brown has been repeatedly contacted for remark however has to this point failed to reply or acknowledge the allegations towards him.
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