Supporters of MMM, which is accused of being a Ponzi scheme, marched in Soweto, South Africa in celebration of the Financial Freedom Awareness campaign, coinciding with South Africa’s Freedom Day, according to Independent Online (IOL), a South African news source.
MMM Global is under investigation by The Hawks, South Africa’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), which targets organized crime, economic crime, and corruption. Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said investigations into MMM continue.
The scheme is active in various countries and has been accused of being a Ponzi scheme.
MMM Has Supporters
MMM supporters in Soweto marched in defiance of MMM’s critics.
Sergey Mavrodi, a Russian who has been convicted for financial scheming, founded MMM Global, which is based on bitcoin currency.
Supporters, known as “Mavrodians,” brought traffic on Koma Road to a halt for about two hours. They carried a banner with MMM’s colors and marched from Thokoza Park in Rockville to Molapo.
One marcher, Seipati Msimang, showed off her new Range Rover Evoque, valued at R750,000, which she purchased on her birthday