Dec 8, 2017 Early investors in bitcoins who lost interest in the currency are desperately searching for missing hard drives to retrieve stashes worth the same w.
Nov 29, 2013 It turns out that there's a hard drive worth $7.5 million sitting in a landfill site right now. James Howells collected 7500 bitcoins back in 2009 but threw away the HDD containing his fortune earlier this year because it had just been sat in a drawer for years. Unfortunately for him, bitcoins hit a $1000 value this
Dec 3, 2017 Buried deep below thousands of tonnes of rubbish on a Welsh landfill site, a hard drive with bitcoins potentially worth more than $100 million (£74m) remains tormentingly just out of reach for James Howells.
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Only the hard disk with the private keys for his Bitcoins he carefully stored in a drawer. “In case the digital coins should rise in value,” he told the British Telegraph. But in 2013, his million-mishap happened to him: When he mucked out, stupidly also landed the hard drive in the bin. That was already annoying at the time,
Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:13 pm. This is going to become the next Nigerian Prince scam before long. "Dear Sir, My name is James Howells, an IT professional. 6 years ago, I mined 6500 bitcoins but threw out the hard drive. If you would invest in my operation to dig up the landfill to find the bitcoins" bitcoin exe bitcoin hardware comparison graphics cards