In response to the high profile account hacking, Justin Sun chief of Bit Torrent has announced a reward of $1 million to track down the hackers. Bit coin CEO and TRON founder stated that he will personally reward the one who will be successful in tracking down the bitcoin scammers. Sun’s bounty announcement came after the spam messages circulated from the verified account promising twitter users to double the returns if sent to a Bitcoin address for the duration allotted, which reportedly managed to collect $100,000.
TRON Founder & CEO of @BitTorrent, Justin Sun is putting out a Bounty for the hackers in the amount of $1 million.— BitTorrent Inc. (@BitTorrent) July 15, 2020
He will personally pay those who successfully track down, and provide evidence for bringing to justice, the hackers/people behind this hack affecting our community.
Earlier twitter account of several major personalities like Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg, and Warren Buffet were hacked to redirect the users towards the specific bitcoin address mentioning to double the returns. Along with them twitter accounts of big organizations like of Apple, Uber, Square’s CashApp, and Coinbase were also hacked to carry out their deeds.
NEW: Hackers take over Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, and many more. pic.twitter.com/UGXEkYunHb— Norbert Elekes (@NorbertElekes) July 15, 2020