Currently, shares of Singularity Long run Know-how (NASDAQ:SGLY) stock fell as much as 32% in premarket investing after Hindenburg Investigation launched a shorter report on the corporation. In the report, the limited seller characterizes CEO Yang Jie as a fugitive on the run from Chinese authorities.
Allegedly, Jie operated a $300 million Ponzi scheme which afflicted around 20,000 victims. Hindenburg claims Jie then fled to the United States even though at the very least 28 other individuals in the scheme went to prison. The company has confirmed with Chinese media and its “own checks” that the CEO at present has an outstanding arrest warrant in China.
Here’s what buyers must know about SGLY stock and the shorter report.
SGLY Inventory: Hindenburg Releases Quick Report
Right after fleeing to the United States, Jie “allegedly forged Chinese state documents” to disguise his checkered past. Hindenburg notes that “Chinese law enforcement have additional forgery to his listing of suspected crimes.”
In November 2021, Jie took over as CEO of Singularity and transferred the company’s emphasis from logistics to cryptocurrency. In the thirty day period ahead of, the firm experienced entered into a joint enterprise to produce crypto mining products. By January 2022, Singularity had obtained a $200 million products buy from SOS Constrained (NYSE:SOS).
Hindenburg is skeptical of this swift creation and transition time. The limited seller states:
“Singularity evidently expects buyers to feel that it engineered, developed, examined, commenced to mass-make, and bought hundreds of millions value of crypto miners all within just 3 months of its declared business enterprise pivot.”
On top of that, Hindenburg statements the crypto mining devices offer is a “brazen undisclosed connected occasion deal.” This is since Jie’s spouse has served as vice president of the SOS subsidiary that requested the devices. In addition, the Singularity CEO “also controls an entity primarily based at the actual very same address as the SOS subsidiary.”
Hindenburg Issues Singularity’s Crypto Mining Products
In the meantime, Hindenburg has doubts that Singularity’s “proprietary” mining gear at any time existed. The company alleges that shots and descriptions of the gear “match specifically with yet another brand name named KOI Miner.”
Last thirty day period, Singularity also introduced a partnership of up to $250 million with ability producer Golden Mainland. Nevertheless, Golden’s web-site was registered just a day prior to the announcement. The company was also included just 6 months prior. Hindenburg has located “no indication” that Golden Mainland owns electrical power assets. It has also identified “no evidence” of Golden Mainland’s headquarters or staff, except for its founder’s email tackle.
Hindenburg has shared its results with authorities and the Nasdaq. The company is short SGLY stock.
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