Whoops. The magical box was actually a pyramid this whole time.
Sam Bankman-Fried recently went on a podcast and tried to explain "yield-farming" to Matt Levine and the OddLots podcast and ended up describing a ponzi scheme. Chaos ensues.
Listen to the full podcast (starts around 24:00) https://play.acast.com/s/oddlots/92e2123c-6b1c-49b2-bd02-ae7f01252fba
This video is an opinion and in no way should be construed as statements of fact. Scams, bad business opportunities, and fake gurus are subjective terms that mean different things to different people. I think someone who promises $100K/month for an upfront fee of $2K is a scam. Others would call it a Napoleon Hill pitch.