(CNN) — Waleed Ahmed grins for the camera, a sly smile on his face as he poses in front of a black Porsche parked on the street.
At first glance, he looks like any other young guy hamming it up for an image to share with his buddies on Facebook.
Yet looks can be deceiving.
The Norwegian gained fame and fortune in his 20s — enough to own that shiny, black Porsche in the photo — after supposedly inventing an iPhone cover that uses solar energy to charge the phone.
Norway’s media dubbed him the “Mark Zuckerberg of Norway,” and the government even posted a video on its website of Ahmed and his then-business partner meeting with Norway’s minister of trade and industry to show off the solar iPhone case…read full article