N.J. Instagram celebrity charged in Bitcoin scam

An Edgewater man who grew his Instagram following to nearly a million users by showcasing a luxury lifestyle and handing out cash to strangers is now accused of being a scam artist. Jegara Igbara, also known as “Jay Mazini,” was charged by federal authorities in New York Wednesday with wire fraud for allegedly duping individuals into sending him Bitcoin, an increasingly valuable cryptocurrency, in return for a wire transfer of cash worth slightly more than the virtual currency. In reality, according to federal prosecutors, the 25-year-old allegedly never sent the money and received at least $2…

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