Bitcoin has seen its value drop for several weeks. A fall caused by Elon Musk’s tweets and China’s recent decision against cryptocurrencies. And in the midst of this bad passage for many Bitcoin holders, an unusual affair. Because some BlockFi customers have become millionaires for an instant following a bug. The company, instead of sending a specific reward related to an event, these are Bitcoins that were sent in large quantities to some winners. The lucky ones had the right to be super rich for a little while before BlockFi recovered these sums.
100 clients were “ victims Of this error, receiving several million dollars. BlockFi threatened legal action those who do not return Bitcoins while others have been compensated with sums of up to $ 1000! Withdrawals were blocked at the time of the blunder and are gradually resuming. As for the company, it tries to reassure these customers as much as possible, explaining that they have taken ” measures to ensure that such an error does not happen again in the future “. Not sure that they are happy to know that a blunder like this has taken place when we are talking about huge amounts of money managed by BlockFi.