InfoWars Founder Alex Jones Lost $ 561 Million Bitcoin Laptop
Alex Jones received 10 thousand bitcoins as a gift back in 2011. Then the digital coin was worth less than $ 5
InfoWars founder Alex Jones in an interview with Flagrant 2 said that he lost a laptop with 10 thousand bitcoins. According to him, the cryptocurrency was presented to him back in 2011 by TV presenter Max Kaiser with the words that the digital coin will become the new world currency.
The price was under $5 at the time. https://t.co/NRDpxsjvnu
— Max Keiser (@maxkeiser) March 10, 2021
Kaiser confirmed on Twitter that he did give Jones 10,000 bitcoins. According to him, then the cost of one coin was less than $ 5. At the current exchange rate, the cost of lost bitcoins is almost $ 561 million.On March 10 at 18:00 Moscow time, the flagship cryptocurrency is traded at $ 56.1 thousand.
Earlier, a resident of the British city of Newport, James Howells, threw a device into the trash can that stores a digital key from a wallet with 7.5 thousand bitcoins. At the current exchange rate, this is $ 420 million. Howells repeatedly tried to get permission to search for the hard drive and even offered the local authorities $ 75 million, but the man was refused. The city administration explained that the excavation was impossible for legal, economic and environmental reasons.