Hong Kong lawmakers urge ban on bitcoin as scam victims turn to police

By Michelle Price and Lizzie Ko HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday urged authorities to ban bitcoin as more than 25 people flocked to police headquarters to complain over a scam involving the digital currency that media estimate could have duped investors of up to $387 million. The government should clamp down on bitcoin, said lawmakers Leung Yiu-chung and James To, who …

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