Legendary Soccer Player Turned BTC Pyramid Detained With Fake Passport

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Legendary soccer player Ronaldinho Gaúcho was 'arrested' trying to enter Paraguay with a fake passport.

One of the greatest soccer players in the history of the sport and now under investigation for participation in companies accused of running cryptocurrency scams using his name, Ronaldinho Gaúcho, was detained on March 4, in Paraguay, according to Cointelegraph Brazil.

The Paraguayan National Police reportedly entered the hotel suite where the former ace was staying at the Paraguay Golf Club and found two false Paraguayan passports in his name and his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira's.

Ronaldinho and his brother remained "Under arrest" at the hotel, where they are leaving today, March 5, reportedly to explain the case to the Paraguayan Public Ministry.

The Paraguayan prosecutor issued an arrest warrant for the former Barcelona star and his brother for entering the country with a false passport, according to Mexican news outlet Milenio 2020.

This is another controversy in which Ronaldinho Gaúcho, is involved.

In Brazil, the ex-athlete has been investigated by the authorities for his participation in two companies accused of applying scams with Bitcoin.

LBLV and Ronaldinho 18k are the two companies banned from Brazil.

In his defense, Ronaldinho said he left the company as soon as he heard that it was offering investments in cryptocurrencies.

The star has also been involved in two cryptocurrency ICO projects, Ronaldinho Soccer Coin and Champion Coin.

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