"Co-Founder of Bitcoin" returns to Twitter, calls critics blind

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After disappearing off the face of the Internet, Jörg Molt-the latest individual to have claimed to have been involved in the creation of Bitcoin-is back on Twitter.

At a blockchain event in Las Vegas, cryptocurrency commentator Ken Bosak accosted Jörg Molt, an entrepreneur that had claimed to own 250,000 coins and to have co-founded Bitcoin.

In a spectacular fashion, Bosak confronted Molt, asserting that he is a "Scammer" in the networking halls of the event.

"I have heard from others that he claims to be the founder of Bitcoin and has thousands of BTC. A LIE.".

Antonopoulos' quip was just a microcosm of what the internet had to offer Molt with hundreds from all over the industry trying to actively discredit the individual, whose Twitter biography used to read "Co-founder of BitCoin."

Molt decided to take a few days off, deactivating his Twitter account in a seeming bid to get away from it all.

The replies to that tweet weren't all too friendly, with many asserting that unless Molt proves he has access to addresses associated with Bitcoin's earliest adopters, they would be hard-pressed to believe him.

Molt seems to be sticking to his claim, having shared the link of an hour-long YouTube video published on Nov. 5, in which he participated in an interview for the "Wild West Crypto Show" to clear up the air about his claim to be a co-founder of Bitcoin.

The interviewers asserted that they saw proof of Molt's "Well over 250,000 BTC," and even went as far as to show video of Molt showing a Blockchain.com wallet address with "$3,064,650,240" worth of BTC in it.

Despite this interview and his assertion that his critics are "Stoned," many remain skeptical of Molt, with Antonopoulos going as far as to double down on his distaste for this latest individual to have claimed to be a Bitcoin co-founder.

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