According to the Miami New Times, Cryptsy founder Paul Vernon, otherwise known as “Big Vern,” has spoken to the publication while in hiding. The New Times ran a report on Cryptsy last week, and according to Vernon’s wife he dipped off to China with a girlfriend. Apparently, after this article was published, Vernon reached out to the news outlet willing to talk and answer questions.
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Cryptsy Owner Paul Vernon Speaks
Bitcoin.com previously reported on the now defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptsy based out of Delray Beach, Florida. Over the course of this incident, many rumors and accusations flew around the web about the exchange and its owner, Paul Vernon. Since then, other than unconfirmed, tales not much has come out about Vernon or his whereabouts.
After last week’s article in the New Times, the publication was emailed by someone claiming to be Vernon wanting to discuss the situation. The so-called Vernon would not provide the interviewer with photo identification, but “used an old Yahoo email account that was formerly attributed to Vernon,” the New Times reports.
Vernon tells the publication he regrets not being able to handle