Tales From The Crypto: Trapped Celsius Customers Share Financial Horrors

“I am a Celsius customer with a little over $15k worth of deposits that are locked up in Celsius. $15k may not mean a lot to some people, but it is about 65% or my life savings…. Losing all of my savings will have irreparable consequences on the well-being of myself…”

“… and my family. I am ashamed, humiliated, and quite frankly, disgusted, that I put all my trust into a company that has clearly participated in near fraudulent activity. I will be spending years trying to make back the money I lost.”

“My life savings were in Celsius. I trusted Alex. I pray and hope everyday you are doing everything in your power to rightfully return deposits back to customers. I can’t tell my wife and kids our retirement and dreams have been stolen from us.”

“I left my all of my ETH (about 60 ETH [~$90,000]) on Celsius in hopes for a modest return (not enough to beat current inflation) and now, like others, my ETH is locked and I have no way to access it.”

“As a disabled Combat Veteran who served in the Afghanistan Campaign, it hasn’t been easy for me to maintain employment and save money to build a future retirement for my family. So, I have been saving for years to amass the sum that I had in Celsius….”

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“… To Celsius I am but a minnow in a sea of whales. My 36k loan to Celsius that took me nearly a decade to save for with dedication and hard work for feels completely insignificant.”

“I moved the bulk of these funds into Celsius in February of 2022 because I would Watch Alex Mashinsky on his weekly AMAs published on YouTube. He reiterated time and time again on Twitter and on these AMAs that the company was over collateralized…”

“on numerous youtube ‘AMAs (ask mashinsky anything)’ and interviews that the yield paid on our cryptocurrency deposits was generated with overcollateralized lending.”

“Everything now seems to be a blatant lie. Mr. Mashinsky and the company where deceiving a lot of people, including myself for years. This has an immense impact on my life.”



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