Crypto YouTubers ‘BitBoy’ and ‘Atozy’ clash in a defamation lawsuit over scam claims #togrp7
In the increasingly competitive cryptocurrency sector, lawsuits seem to be a-plenty, including those involving crypto influencers and YouTube personalities, two of which have been caught up in a defamation case. As it happens, Ben Armstrong, the individual behind the ‘BitBoy Crypto’ YouTube channel, is suing his fellow crypto YouTuber Erling Mengshoel, ‘Atozy,’ before the U.S. District Court.
According to the document, Armstrong has filed a complaint against Mengshoel “for defamation (…), intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress, tortious interference with business relations (…), and violation of fair business practices act.”. Specifically, the complaint pertains to Mengshoel referring to Armstrong as a “shady dirtbag who milks his audience for a quick buck rather than giving them genuine advice” in a video published #togrp7