tldr; James Howells, an IT engineer, accidentally threw away a hard drive in 2013 after mining 8,000 Bitcoins in the early stages of the currency’s development. Now, with the Bitcoin worth an estimated £150 million, he is planning to spend millions digging up a landfill in a bid to find the lost hard drive. If recovered, Howells said he would give 10% of the proceeds to turn the city into a crypto-currency hub.
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