Czech hacker offered $17M for hard drive
A Czech hacker who had his hard drive seized by the police in investigations for fraud, is alleged to have offered a policeman a $17 million bribe to remove the hard drive which, hidden in the encrypted data, held 3200 Bitcoins. The offer was made through an intermediary, but everything went awry when the police officer in question reported the matter and Peter Krzystka has now had attempted bribery added to his upcoming charge list.
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As everyone is aware, there has been a bitter rivalry between the original Bitcoin and its fork headed by Bitcoin Jesus, Roger Ver, that has usually led to a lot of slanderous bad press between said parties.
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