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Car Chases, Bankruptcy, Hackers: What's Next For Bitcoin?

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March 07, 2014 AT 8:02 AM
In a bizarre story that seems like the plot of a 90s cyber thriller, a reclusive 64-year-old man thought to be the founder of bitcoin led reporters on a high-speed car chase through Los Angeles Thursday. Stakes rise for bitcoin backers as hackers attack Satoshi Nakamoto, who is worth an estimated $400 million and was recently revealed to be the creator of bitcoin by Newsweek , denied any involvement with the cryptocurrency to a swarm of reporters camped outside of his house. "I'm not in bitcoin, I don't know anything about it."