27 Apr '16, 1pm

If You're Missing $132,0000 in Bitcoins Please Contact Us: Among the many things that have held Bitcoin back

If You're Missing $132,0000 in Bitcoins Please Contact Us: Among the many things that have held Bitcoin back

Among the many things that have held Bitcoin back from mainstream acceptance, even advanced users struggle with one huge issue: Bitcoin is confusing. One cryptocurrency enthusiast learned that the hard way, when a simple mistake ended up costing him a cool $132,000. The user was apparently trying to pay a typical five cent fee to a bitcoin mining network, Bitclub, but actually sent enough to buy a house. We’ve all been there. Advertisement It may not be all bad news for the anonymous Bitcoin enthusiast who accidentally gave away $132,000. Bitclub sent an email to users trying to find the user so that it can return his precious bitcoins. In the email reported by CoinDesk, the mining network said: We are currently waiting for someone to reach out to us and claim their mistake so that we can verify them and send their bitcoin back, but so far as of this posting nobody has bee...

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