‘Bitcoin playboy’ gets suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt

The “Bitcoin BTC playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt.

Wong Ching-kit, also known as “Coin Young Master,” fessed up to the stunt and accepted charges for “committing a nuisance in a public place,” South China Morning Post reports. He has been given a sentence of 10 days imprisonment, suspended for two years.

Credit: SCMP