Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said he was scammed out of R860,000 in bitcoin
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak admitted in a talk that he was scammed out of several bitcoins by a scammer using a common technique.
The Economic Times reports that Wozniak spoke at the newspaper's global business summit, and during his on-stage appearance he discussed cryptocurrency.
"The blockchain identifies who has bitcoins, Wozniak said, "that doesn't mean there can't be fraud though."
Wozniak's seven missing bitcoins equate to around R860,000 in lost money. That likely won't be a concern for Wozniak, though, who is worth around R1.1 billion ($100 million), according to CNBC.
Wozniak said that he sold all but one of his bitcoins. "I didn't want to watch the price everyday … I sold all except one. It was enough to experiment," he said.
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