Some cryptocurrency investors in Nigeria woke up to discover that they have been enriched in multiple folds after their wallets were credited with billions of dollars.
However, it turned out to be a huge error and you can imagine the disappointment when they discovered the truth.
Legit, from where sighted this report is, mentioned that one Chinedu MacGordon who woke up to a bloated cryptocurrency account, many took to the comment section Legit.ng’s Facebook pages to share screenshots of what they found on their Coinbase wallets.
Despite this, they could not withdraw the money- which gave the first indication that the money was there by mistake.
Those who encountered this rare phenomenon shared their experience.
Larry Ubah wrote: “My crypto account was clocking 48 billion dollars when the glitch happened. I was just looking at money like this while angry with myself.”
Muhammad Nura Muhammad said: “Yesterday night I started thinking my name must be published in the next year Forbes list.”
And Paul G Jnr said he made history as a momentary billionaire. “Wetin I know be say history has been made, I was once a Billionaire in dollars. No tell me anything.”
Steve commented: “My money wey be #2600 I woke up at midnight to see 44 trillion naira. I felt like a trillionaire once in my life.”
Njoku Obinna Godsboy commented: “AS I saw the thing, I called my manager that midnight to begin swapping and selling with immediate effect, I even tell him if this works out that he is going this xmass with Benz. I won’t forget yesterday in a hurry.”
Nairamerics reported that on the evening of Tuesday, December 14 2021, Coinbase users checked their accounts and discovered massive gains, leading some to believe they’d become billionaires until the company clarified on social media that it was a glitch.