Bitcoin founder mystery deepens as ‘British NHS worker’ claims to have invented it – but ‘lost hard drive containing £8.1BILLION early coins’

A BRIT is claiming to be the mysterious founder of Bitcoin – the hugely popular cryptocurrency that suddenly appeared in 2008. The alleged inventor has named himself as James Bilal Caan, an NHS worker with a background in IT, and says he LOST the original hard drive with £8.1billion of "early Bitcoin" on it.