A cryptocurrency with Ryan Gosling as the graphic designer? That doesn’t seem right…
On the face of it MIROSKII looks like any normalfor a brand new cryptocurrency.
Buzzwords, “banking without bankers”, a team of cryptocurrency experts working together on a new piece of ground breaking technology. Great stuff.
But then you scroll down its list of advisors and notice something a bit weird.
Is that… Ryan Gosling?
Meet Kevin Belanger, an “[e]xperienced graphic designer with a clear focus on identities and illustration.” He is apparently working on MIROSKII. He also looks a lot like Ryan Gosling. That’s because his profile picture is literally a stock image of Ryan Gosling.
So is Ryan Gosling working on an ICO for a brand new cryptocurrency?
No, he is not.
Holy crap, this is actually on their website: https://t.co/pFzvgcjirY (scroll down)
— Jackson Palmer (@ummjackson) March 4, 2018
For background, an “ICO” is an “initial coin offering”. An ICO allows potential buyers to invest in a cryptocurrency before launch. ICOs are used to help fund the development of a new currency. If the technology is legitimate, it can be good to get in early before it starts getting traded freely on exchanges.
But the MIROSKII ICO appears to be an elaborate fake.
The MIROSKII ICO (and the Gosling connection) was intially brought to our attention by Jackson Palmer, the founder of Dogecoin, who weas part of our .
It was initially uncovered by Twitter user @CryptoShillNye.
Incredibly, it looks as though almost everyone on MIROSKII’s list of advisors is fake.
— Shill Nye The ICO Guy (@CryptoShillNye) March 4, 2018
From our own research, Perry Henderson is listed on the site as a “Blockchain enthusiast”, a CEO of multiple online companies, but a quick Google search uncovered this: Perry Henderson is actually a real estate agent from Texas.
Joel Hermann (“Founder of Mysterium Network” and a “[h]uge technology fan”) is actually Ben B. Rubinowitz, a practicing lawyer from New York.
So far every single person on the team he’s looked into is “fake”.
Perhaps the most disturbing part of this story: MIROSKII appears to have raised $833,000 already. We have no real way of verifying at this point if the money raised is a legitimate figure.
Most likely it’s not legitimate, but we have no way of telling at this point. We’ve attempted to get into touch through MIROSKII’s social media, but we’ve yet to hear back and don’t expect to hear back at this point.
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