As previously stated by Insider, the stable hard disk that held 7,002 bitcoins was an IronKey system. It offers owners 10 opportunities to guess their password before the content is locked. Only before this circumstance happened, Thomas had two attempts to accurately guess.
The plight of Thomas was first recorded that he was lying in bed and was worried about it. With some new plan, he would go to the machine and it would not work, and he would be desperate.
He also added a probable loss of this magnitude that “you sort of question your own self-worth” Saturday, the stash was priced at around $220 million, but this year’s Bitcoin prices soared above $240 million.
He gave KGO-TV an interview, claiming that the station had “time heals all wounds” and had made peace with his potential decline after his story was turned viral.
In reality, it was a very great milestone in his life, as he knew somewhat how he would shape his own future. The money he had in his bank account was not going to be.
Thomas is one of the Bitcoin owners who are shut out of their wallets and now lives in San Francisco. It has stopped the recovery of a significant number of Bitcoins estimated at $140 million.
In another event, a Welsh man claims he threw away in 2013 a 7,500 bitcoin hard drive. His council proposes $70 million to dig it out of the landfill.
Despite European Central Bank pushed for further control the day before, Bitcoin recently rose to over $40,000. At the end of a week of unpredictable trading, it dropped below $35,000 on Friday.