According to white nationalist Richard Spencer, Bitcoin is the “currency of the alt-right.”
The decentralized, peer-to-peer, crypto-currency has obvious appeal to hate group leaders and other influential extremists: no company and no government can intervene to stop the donations from flowing.
Because of this, many on the far-right were early adopters. And because they were early adopters, many cashed in as the currency’s valuation skyrocketed at the end of 2017. What follows below is a list of some of the most prominent white nationalists and other extremists who accept Bitcoin. Clicking on the accounts will take you to a page where you can see all transactions and total Bitcoin (BTC) received.
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