16 wild Bitcoin tales of rags to riches (and vice versa)

Thinking of investing in Bitcoin? Read these nutty stories first.

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#9 Living the Dream

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Picture it; you’ve just spent 10 days in 5-star paradise on a tropical island being waited on hand and foot, now you’re sipping $500 per glass cognac in the VIP first-class lounge, waiting for your flight to Milan. The man next to you admires your watch and says “you must make a fortune, what do you do?” You reply, with a single word, “Bitcoin”. OK, so it’s not you, but it could have been, if you’d got in on crypto real-early, like Mr. Smith, profiled in last year in Forbes magazine. The anonymous now-millionaire dropped $3000 on Bitcoin back in 2010 – when the going rate was approx. $0.15 per Bitcoin. Years later, his entire life is spent traveling the world off the back of that initial $3,000 investment. Oh well, we can dream!

Source: Forbes