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Lost password separates San Francisco programmer from $220 million in Bitcoin

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 03: In this photo illustration, a visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is displayed on April 03, 2019 in Paris, France.

Bitcoin is an electronic money that has seen an incredible increase in 2017, its pri SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco programmer has two guesses left to figure out a password to his digital wallet that contains $220 million worth of Bitcoin, part of an estimated $140 billion worth of tokens that are lost or inaccessible. Stefan Thomas is locked out of his small hard drive that contains passwords to access 7,002 Bitcoins, as first reported by the New York Times. The cryptocurrency has seen a recent boom and rallied to a record high of $41,946 last week, up more than 50 percent

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