If Someone Says He’s Both Actually Mining and Bitcoin Mining, He’s Probably Doing Neither

If Someone Says He’s Both Actually Mining and Bitcoin Mining, He’s Probably Doing Neither

Give Donald G. Blakstad this much: He knew that if he wanted to live well, own a share in a nightclub, drive a Benz and run an alleged Ponzi scheme to finance it all, he was going to need more than $1.5 million he could raise for an oil, gas and alternative energy exploration startup, or the $1.5 million he could garner for an alleged bid for a Canadian industrial vehicle components company, or the $500,000 he could raise for a cryptocurrency mining operation.