Cryptocurrency promoter drops money on the heads of bystanders in a poor neighborhood in China

December 18, 2018
Chris Wheal

With the holiday season resting upon us, it’s safe to say holiday fanatics would have loved to trade places with a poor neighborhood in China. According to CBS News, a man reportedly dropped HKD 100 bills from the top of a building in Hong Kong over the past weekend.

money rainfall

The man responsible for tossing the money is allegedly the owner of a Facebook page that promotes cryptocurrency, Epoch Cryptocurrency. This bizarre gift-giving stunt was caught on tape and has been surfing social media. In the video the man attributes his self-proclaimed good deed to celebrating the FCC’s open commission meeting.

Banknotes fall from sky in Hong Kong

Thousands of dollars fell from the sky in Hong Kong on Saturday, sending a crowd of bystanders into a frenzy.

Posted by South China Morning Post on Saturday, December 15, 2018

The money shower disrupted the streets of Hong Kong and caused an instant burst of mania amongst bystanders. In fact, the South China Morning Post reported the man is facing criminal charges for causing public disorder. Sunday, the police reportedly arrested a suspect for these charges. According to the local media reports, the suspect was arrested in front of his house shortly after the incident.

Post written by Chris Wheal
Chris Wheal is editor of OpenLedger's news and features service. An award-wining business journalists himself, he runs a team of freelance journalists from across the UK and north America.

Related News

OL DEX is closing all activities April 25, 2020
USDT (ERC-20) Gateway Enabled April 17, 2020