Jörg Molt claims that he co-founded bitcoin and owns at least 250,000 bitcoins, that are worth $2.28 billion at the current market rate. Crypto evangelist Jörg Molt’s twitter account “@bitcoin_cofound,” has been deactivated. His Linkedin bio also reads ” Bitcoin Co-founder.”
However, he failed to convince the crypto community as he faced a backlash. He has been branded as a fraudster and a scammer. Bitcoin and Co. Podcast Host, Anita Posch tweeted that Molt is a scammer, and the German authorities are investigating him.
I can confirm that "Jörg Molt" is a scammer. Reported him to Austrian police, German authorities are also investigating. https://t.co/viMAFI01z8
— Anita Posch ⚡🔑🏳️🌈 (@AnitaPosch) November 3, 2019
Bitcoin evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos also tweeted that the claims made by Molt are lies. Kenneth Bosak also came forward to warn people of this scammer as he confronted him.
Confronting a scammer at @WorldCryptoCon
— BitCoin Co-founder (@KennethBosak) November 1, 2019