Cryptocurrency Was Their Way Out of South Korea’s Lowest Rungs. They’re Still Trying.

Cryptocurrency Was Their Way Out of South Korea’s Lowest Rungs. They’re Still Trying.

A generation of the young with dead-end social and economic prospects, calling themselves ‘dirt spoons,’ aimed to strike it rich. They’ve ended up with big losses. SEOUL, South Korea – Kim Ki-won is keeping a secret from his parents. It isn’t just that he has bought and sold an immense number of digital coins.