Bitcoin Gold Users Lose Over $2.5m, Accuse the Team of Scam

Over 3,200 Bitcoin Gold user wallets have been emptied by malefactors on the night of November 13th to 14th due to a vulnerability in the only BTG wallet, Mybtgwallet. According to preliminary estimations, the losses comprise 300 BTC and 300 BTG, which exceeds $2.5 million.

group for victims (102 people) was organized in Slack by an activist nicknamed Concorde. They are confident that even if the Bitcoin Gold team was not directly involved in the scam, it still provided the malefactors with everything they needed to steal the coins, so they should be held equally culpable.

It is known that the Bitcoin Gold team hired a third party to develop the ecosystem. It was John Dass, who was dubbed DEVELOPER in the official Bitcoin Gold slack channel. He openly called users to chose the wallet he had developed. Notably, the BTG team confirmed their cooperation with John Dass, and endorsed the usage of Mybtgwallet…

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