Insight: The Scots investors in the Bitcoin boom


Some Scots investors in the cryptocurrency can barely believe their luck, writes Dani Garavelli Around 18 months ago, Norman, a pensioner from Inverness, was contacted about an investment opportunity: bitcoin.

A financial dabbler, he had once been defrauded out of quite a large sum of money, so he was reticent about getting involved.

Bitcoin ATM in Glasgow 2b John Devlin photo LLLLBut eventually he was persuaded to take the risk.

He bought just over six bitcoins at just under £500 each, through a London-based broker, as well as investing £2,000 in…

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