Couple pours life savings into bitcoin mine

Mining for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin isn't the first "crazy" idea Dan Ingram has come up with, according to his wife Amanda Ryland.

"Most of his endeavours have been profitable," Ryland said. "They may sound crazy, but I trust him.

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