11 September 2020
By Dominic Robinson
A different kind of scam.
A former Florida tax collector was found to have used public funds to set up a blockchain company.
In a report from the Orlando Sentinel, former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg billed the Tax Collector’s Office $65,860 to buy computer servers for a company he was setting up called Government Blockchain Systems LLC. Greenberg then reportedly returned the money in a series of checks. ...