The cryptoqueen who scammed the world: Ruja Ignatova called herself the Cryptoqueen. She told people she had invented a cryptocurrency to rival Bitcoin, and persuaded them to invest billions. Then, two years ago, she disappeared. Here’s the story of what happened when one reporter followed the trail of money to try and figure out where she was hiding.(BBC) "When prophecy fails they believe more strongly. Particularly if you have invested something, not only money, but belief, reputation, intelligence. You think, 'Wait a bit longer.'"