Leading Bitcoin figure Roger Ver has tweeted that the alleged hacker of Satoshi Nakamoto’s e-mail “seems to be the same person” who hacked his e-mail account previously. He is offering a 37.6 BTC (=$17,850) bounty.
The Satoshi email hacker seems to be the same person who hacked my email account previously. 37.6 BTC Bounty ready! http://t.co/AXVNbWghLC
— Roger Ver (@rogerkver) September 9, 2014
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His tweet links to the recent Motherboard update on the story.
In May, hackers gained access to Ver’s old hotmail account, and from there, managed to reset passwords on an old Facebook account and register.com, which held several of his domain names. They also aimed, unsuccessfully, for his primary e-mail account and domain.
Ver offered a 37.6 BTC bounty for information leading directly to their arrests, which reportedly scared them away.