A co-founder of Zcash spin-off ZClassic faces felony fees after stealing an armored personnel provider from the US military base at which he served.
‘The place Is That Rattling Water Buffalo?’
Joshua Yabut, who additionally beforehand labored as a developer for ZenCash, led police on a cross-country chase for 2 hours — protecting sixty miles — across the state of Virginia, information media outlet Military Occasions reported June 6.
The occasions surrounding the theft, which occurred throughout a coaching train, are murky. Yabut reportedly denied being underneath the affect of medicine, however launched numerous “odd” tweets within the hours prior, the publication notes.
Yabut’s Twitter account proclaims his help for Bitcoin exhausting fork Bitcoin Money (BCH), with one of many messages addressing controversial main supporter Craig Wright together with the phrases “[I’m] prepared to maneuver to London.”
Different tweets from June 5 included “interested by placing my packet in tbh,” “man i’m thirsty” and “the place is that this rattling water buffalo.”
im prepared to maneuver to london @ProfFaustus
— Joshua [BCH] (@movrcx) June 5, 2018
Including to the curiousness of the theft, the realm during which Yabut ultimately surrendered himself to police corresponded with that of a map the ZClassic co-founder additionally tweeted. He additionally included a Wikipedia article concerning the armored personnel provider he stole in the identical tweet.
Legislation enforcement declined to touch upon Yabut till an investigation at the moment underway involves an finish.