screenshot of the wallet

Is it possible for me to withdraw my bitcoin I invested here? I don't have the private key

  • Why do you not have the private key? In general, there is no known way to figure out the private key, given a specific bitcoin address. Bitcoins security depends on this. – chytrik Apr 25 '18 at 17:22
  • Okay. I invested my bitcoins in someone's miner. He requested for me a new miner and told me to fund . so that he can configure it with the miner afterwards he told me to change my password.. – john Apr 25 '18 at 17:41
  • Right now I want to withdraw my bitcoins I invested but he is asking me to pay him so that he can give me my private key.. – john Apr 25 '18 at 17:42
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    This is a scam. Mining does not work that way, if you deposit more money you will not see it returned. Changing your password means nothing if the attacker had access to your account in the past, he will have copied down your recovery phrase, and will be able to recreate your wallet on another device, without needing any passwords. – chytrik Apr 25 '18 at 17:54
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    Unfortunately that is the case, sorry for your losses. In the future do not EVER share your password, login info, wallet backup, seed phrase, private key, etc, with someone that you do not trust 100%. Anyone asking you for that info is almost certainly running a scam / trying to steal your money. At this point, transfer any remaining BTC out of that wallet, and never use that wallet ever again. I've seen this scam before, I expect the scammer copied your seed phrase down and made a second copy of your wallet, so any BTC you send to that wallet now will be immediately stolen by the scammer. – chytrik Apr 25 '18 at 18:10

How can I get a private key for this address

There is essentially no way.

Is it possible for me to withdraw my bitcoin I invested here? I don't have the private key


It looks like you fell for a common scam.

About watch-only addresses (some of these are also probably victims of this type of scam)

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