Roberto Escobar, brother of late drug lord Pablo Escobar, has launched his own cryptocurrency, which is nothing more than a Bitcoin fork. He has also published a book that dwells on the future of cryptocurrencies.
Roberto Escobar, brother of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar, has created and launched his own cryptocurrency. Called Diet Bitcoin (DDX), it represents a Bitcoin hard fork and aims to provide a better alternative to the original network. The newly minted crypto entrepreneur has also published a book that discusses the potential of DDX.
Escobar Inc, the investment company owned by Roberto Escobar, confirmed the information in an email to The Next Web (TNW).
The team is very confident about their cryptocurrency, with Escobar COO Daniel Reitberg saying:
“The value will be very high as we are identical in numbers to Bitcoin, except we are 4,000 times cheaper right now.”
Olof Gustafsson, the current CEO of Escobar Inc, added:
“Why would anyone on the planet buy bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency where there is no real team behind it? We at Escobar Inc are committed to support the cryptocurrency dietbitcoin fully and are managing the day-to-day operations of this new currency.”
On a side note, creating a hard fork from Bitcoin is nothing special – there is a software program that empowers anyone to do ит.
Besides launching a cryptocurrency, Escobar published a book titled “Pablo Escobar’s Diet Bitcoin.” He claims in it that Bitcoin was created by the CIA, not the anonymous entity using the nickname Satoshi Nakamoto.
The book says the world will find that Bitcoin was a CIA creation, but it will too late then. When the US spy agency gets exposed, it is going to sell all of its Bitcoin, destroying the value of the original cryptocurrency.
According to Gustafsson, there is a reason Escobar is convinced of US government’s involvement. He said that an undercover CIA agent had tried to infiltrate Escobar Inc, but Escobar unmasked him and found that US intelligence was behind Bitcoin.
Escobar is very confident about his cryptocurrency, claiming it is the only reasonable alternative to all the cryptocurrencies out there, most of which are fraudulent.
He says in his book:
“You can stick with your worthless coins. Keep the Ethereum, Keep the TRON, keep the Ripple, keep the Bitcoin. You will see what happens. They will all go to zero, almost zero. But not my coin. Because my coin, this is going to be my new work in life.”
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