According to CNBC, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has an innovative mind, so it is no surprise that he is a bitcoin fan. However, at a global business summit, Wozniak claimed that he had cheated him of seven bitcoin.
Figure: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak claimed that someone cheated him seven bitcoin
Wozniak said: “I have seven bitcoin was stolen by fraudulent means.Someone bought them via credit card from the Internet, and then they canceled the credit card payment.It is so easy.This is a stolen credit card Number, so you can never get it back. ”
At today’s price of about $ 10,200 for each bitcoin, Wozniak lost about $ 71,400. At the beginning of last year, the price of bitcoin was less than 1,000 U.S. dollars, after which it rose ten-fold. Cryptocurrency is the first application of blockchain technology that eliminates the need for third parties by creating an almost instant, permanent and secure transaction record.
Wozniak remains a supporter of the cryptocurrency, which he initially purchased as a test for $ 700. “Bitcoin is a money for me that is not manipulated by the government, it’s pure mathematics and it’s immutable.” It is estimated that Wozniak’s worth is 100 million U.S. dollars.