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Canadian Bitcoin Entrepreneur Slams BCH As ‘Scam’ During Parliamentary Testimony

A BTC advocate has given testimony to Canada’s Parliament that BCH, and all currencies besides BTC, are ‘scams’ Bitcoin (BTC) tech entrepreneur Jonathan Hamel appeared in front of Canada’s House of Commons Standard Committee on Finance yesterday, March 19, and declared: “Pay close attention, other cryptocurrencies are downright scams, like BCash [Bitcoin Cash (BCH)].” Hamel first posted on Twitter about his upcoming testimony during a Parliamentary cryptocurrency discussion, without mentioning BCH: I will appear today before the @OurCommons Standing Committee on Finance to explain how Canada became a leader in the Bitcoin industry and why excessive regulation could slow down innovation in the Blockchain space https://t.co/QZkoWVi63x — Jonathan Hamel (@jhamel) March 19, 2018 However, Hamel had then posted on Reddit prior to giving the crypto testimony, writing, “Spoiler: I'm gonna say ‘Bcash is a scam’ and it's gonna be archived forever in the Parliamentary records (not a blockchain but still...) Donations are welcome,” followed by a crypto wallet address and a picture of his Bitcoin patterned socks.…