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As the Hawks start a probe into Stellenbosch Bitcoin trader Mirror Trading International, which has been placed into provisional liquidation, members who invested often significant sums in the cryptocurrency platform are fearing what the new year will bring. 

Many sunk scarce savings into the cryptocurrency trading scheme this year in the hopes of building up a nest egg for 2021. Now they are waiting for the outcome of a court case, the results of a probe by the Hawks, and for news of the whereabouts of MTI's CEO and founder, who has not been heard from for more than a week. 

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