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Bitcoin Industry Grapples With Age-Old Problem of Inheritance

A U.S. man has spent years trying to untangle the legal mess he found himself in after his 26-year-old son, an early miner of Bitcoins, died in a plane crash
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Five years ago, Matthew Moody was killed during an observational flight when the two-seater plane he was in crashed flying over a canyon in Chico, California.

His father, Michael Moody, knew his 26-year-old son had been mining Bitcoins — today worth thousands of dollars each — but had no idea how many he had or how to find them. Michael Moody has spent the past three years seeking the answers.