Three-time road cycling world champion Peter Sagan denies involvement in crypto scam

There are crypto scams online that use the name of three-time road cycling world champion Peter Sagan to induce investors. Sagan has publicly denied this. On Wednesday, Sagan issued a public statement and provided a link to an article. In this article, he looks like he is supporting a plan to "make anyone a millionaire in three to four months." The article said that Sagan discussed the benefits of a cryptocurrency trading platform in a television show. This article is on a fake website disguised as a news website, with links that direct users to the registration page of a cryptocurrency platform. Sagan said via social media: "I firmly deny that I have been involved in any of the things mentioned in this article … I have never had any contact with any of these individuals or companies, and any claims in the article are false.