The Strange Connection Between Bitcoin and the Alt-Right

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. 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.

Interested in how tech companies are supporting hate groups? See our chart of how these companies keep hate groups running.

Andrew Anglin/Daily Stormer

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Andrew Auernheimer/Weev

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Atomwaffen Division

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- Bitcoin Wallet

Azzmador/Robert Ray

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Baked Alaska/Anthime "Tim" Gionet

- Bitcoin Wallet

Brian Brathovd/Caerulus Rex

- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

Chris Cantwell/Radical Agenda

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- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

Chuck Johnson

- Bitcoin Wallet

Cody Wilson/Defense Distributed/Zinoviev

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Counterfund/Pax Dickinson

- Bitcoin Wallet

Defend Evropa

- Bitcoin Wallet

Don Black

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- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

Fash the Nation

- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

GoyFundMe

- Bitcoin Wallet

Greg Johnson/Countercurrents

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- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

Identity Evropa

- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

James Alsup

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- Bitcoin Wallet

Jason Kessler

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- Bitcoin Wallet

Kevin MacDonald

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- Bitcoin Wallet

Kevin Strom/National Alliance

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- Bitcoin Wallet

Kyle Bristow

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- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

Lauren Southern

- Bitcoin Wallet

Mike Peinovich/The Right Stuff

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- Bitcoin Wallet

Millennial Woes/Colin Robertson 

- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

Paranormies

- Bitcoin Wallet

Peter Brimelow / VDARE

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- Bitcoin Wallet

Rebel Yell

- Bitcoin Wallet

Richard Spencer

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- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

Ricky Vaughn

- Bitcoin Wallet

Roosh V

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- Bitcoin Wallet

Super Jenn/Daily Stormer Print

- Bitcoin Wallet

Tara McCarthy

- Bitcoin Wallet - Bitcoin Wallet

Traditionalist Worker Party

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- Bitcoin Wallet

TRS Midguard

- Bitcoin Wallet

Vanguard America

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White Rabbit Radio

- Bitcoin Wallet

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