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NYC Mayor-Elect Adams Says He’ll Take Paycheck in Bitcoin

  • Adams vows to turn New York into a crypto-friendly town
  • Paycheck pledge follows similar move by the mayor of Miami
Eric Adams

Eric Adams

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New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams said he would take his first three paychecks in Bitcoin when he takes over City Hall in January. 

“NYC is going to be the center of the cryptocurrency industry and other fast-growing, innovative industries,” he said on Twitter on Thursday.