24 Dec '13, 1pm

Bloomberg Anchor Gifted a Bitcoin Live, Is Immediately Robbed of It by Viewer

Bloomberg Anchor Gifted a Bitcoin Live, Is Immediately Robbed of It by Viewer

Bloomberg anchor Matt Miller thought it would be a great idea to tie in his colleague’s Christmas gift with a story that dominated 2013: the insurgent digital currency, Bitcoin. Miller decided that, as part of the network’s “12 Days of Bitcoin” segment, that he would give his co-anchors, Adam Johnson and Trish Regan , a Bitcoin of their very own. After receiving his coin certificate, Johnson unwittingly provided viewers with a way to steal his Bitcoin online — a security breach of which they promptly took advantage. Displaying his Bitcoin proudly, Johnson showed the audience a digital QR code on the certificate which was quickly scanned into a viewer’s smartphone, allowing the user to steal the $20 Bitcoin. “I took it, it was only $20 worth,” said thief and Reddit user “milkywaymasta.” “It was exhilarating nevertheless.” The Bitcoin pilferer promised to return the money, b...

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