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Fund Operator Offers Telegram TON Investors Paybacks of Just 21%

A major hedge fund that recruited a number of investors in the failed Telegram Open Network (TON) blockchain and crypto initiative is offering its investors just 21% of their stakes as a refund after the project collapsed, said a new report.

Per Forbes Russia, ATON, a fund who once promised that Telegram’s TON and its Gram token would become a rival to the likes of MasterCard, has told investors that they will not be receiving the 72% reimbursements that Telegram has previously promised.

However, the report also added that rather than make direct investments on the behalf of individuals, ATON instead sold securities based on TON’s Gram tokens. The company told the media outlet that the “risks associated with the investment” had been included in the terms of sale.

The media outlet quoted an investor named Igor Didenko as stating that he was offered the option of either accepting a 21% reimbursement now, or waiting a year before he could get a 30% payback.

Didenko stated,

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