The creator of the conspiracy publication InfoWars, Alex Jones, lost a laptop that held 10,000 BTC (over $ 546 million at the time of writing). Jones himself spoke about this in the Flagrant 2 podcast.
Max Keiser gave Alex Jones 10,000 #Bitcoin on a laptop 10 years ago, but Alex lost it.
– bitcoinarchive (@bitcoinworldt) March 10, 2021
According to him, the coins were presented to him back in 2011 by TV presenter Max Kaiser, stating that the digital coin would become the new world currency.
Kaiser confirmed on Twitter that he did give Jones 10,000 BTC. Then the cost of one bitcoin was less than $ 5.
The price was under $ 5 at the time. https://t.co/NRDpxsjvnu
– Max Keiser (@maxkeiser) March 10, 2021
Recall that in January a resident of the British city of Newport offered the local authorities about $ 72 million for the excavation of the city dump , where his hard drive with 7,500 BTC turned out to be.