Fight for Lost BTC in Garbage Dump Continues for British Man, SBF Possibly Abused in Jail, and More — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review
Former IT professional James Howells is still struggling to recover 7,500 lost bitcoins from a hard drive in a South Wales landfill, after years of failed negotiations with a local city council. Howells is now preparing to take legal action in order to sift through the waste to find his misplaced fortune. In other news, disgraced FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is possibly being “extorted and physically harmed” in jail. This and much more, just below, in the latest Bitcoin.com News Week in Review.
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Allegedly Being ‘Extorted and Physically Harmed’ in Jail
Jeremy Lorenzo, aka “Poops,” has given more insights on the difficulties that former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried is allegedly facing during his stay at Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC). Lorenzo shared that Bankman-Fried had computer code confiscated and that he might have been moved due to being “extorted and physically harmed daily.”
Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Robert Kiyosaki: Airbnb to Lead Real Estate Market Crash
Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki has warned that Airbnb will lead the incoming real estate market crash. Noting that many people are worried that the “Airbnbust” is finally here, an economist cautioned that “it could get a lot worse between a looming recession and excess savings about to dry up.”
Man Plans to Sue City Over Refusal to Dig for 7,500 Lost Bitcoin in Landfill
James Howells, a bitcoin enthusiast who misplaced 7,500 bitcoin (BTC) in a South Wales landfill, is gearing up to take legal action against the local city council for barring his efforts to unearth the missing hard drive from 2013. This former IT professional, now 38, has been at odds with Newport City Council for ten long years, rallying a 16-person crew to help retrieve the drive, now valued at $194 million.
Binance CEO Urges Hardware 2FA Use for All Crypto Platforms After Vitalik Buterin’s X Account Hack
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) has urged everyone to use hardware 2FA for all crypto platforms after a social media account belonging to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin was hacked and used to post a crypto scam link. “In the past, I have had my Twitter account locked a few times due to hackers trying to brute-force it (trying different passwords repeatedly),” CZ shared.
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