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CRYPTO INSIDER: Litecoin is getting ready to fork- Top Financial
CRYPTO INSIDER: Litecoin is getting ready to fork- Top Financial

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The Litecoin Cash foundation announced Monday it will split a new cryptocurrency from litecoin, to be called litecoin cash. Meanwhile, litecoin creator Charlie Lee has called the fork a scam. 

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