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The revenge of the 'Bitcoin Jesus'

The revenge of the 'Bitcoin Jesus'
Roger Ver

Who is "Bitcoin Jesus?"

His name is Roger Ver. He's an entrepreneur and philanthropist most well-known for his advocacy and evangelism of Bitcoin. He believes the whole world will be using the unregulated, international digital cryptocurrency before too long - and he's working to make it happen.

Click here to get a primer on what bitcoins are and whether they could replace U.S. dollars soon.

Ver is also called the "Bitcoin Jesus" because he's given away thousands of bitcoins for free. On the Internet, he's something of a folk hero and a very popular - if controversial - figure.

That's why, when one enterprising hacker tried to wrangle some of that charity for himself, he didn't know who he was messing with. Here's what happened:

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