Wales

Man Offers City $70 Million to Help Him Recover Bitcoin Treasure Trove from Landfill

A British IT worker named James Howells is reportedly offering a 25 percent cut of his lost 7,500 Bitcoin fortune to the Welsh city of Newport if it allows him to excavate a landfill where he dumped the hard drive containing the Bitcoin treasure trove in 2013. The 7,500 Bitcoins are worth about $275 million at current prices, meaning the city stands to gain more than $70 million if the hard drive is found.

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