The hacker Gummo could take a place in the Forbes list of billionaires solely due to his assets in the first cryptocurrency.

The hacker who goes by the alias Gummo claimed in a recent interview with the YouTube channel Soft White Underbelly that he owns bitcoins worth more than $7 billion. According to the Forbes list of billionaires for the 2021 year, the hacker would take the 14 line.

“I’m pretty rich. Yes, I don’t have to work if I don’t want to. I have $7 billion worth of bitcoins,” said Gummo.


B 2021 year, fraudsters stole a record $ billion. Losses from crimes related to digital currencies increased by 79% compared to 2020 year. Fraud accounted for the largest number of crimes in the field of cryptocurrencies, followed by theft, most of which are the result of hacking blockchain projects.

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