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.
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: