• Screenshot of Craig Wright speaking with Modern Consensus contributor Brendan J. Sullivan, September 11, 2019.
    Bitcoin,  People

    Judge orders yet another of Craig Wright’s Tulip Trusts opened

    Tulip Trust III will be unsealed in $10 billion bitcoin case, and may or may not hold the keys to a fortune

    The Tulip Trust III is the latest in a series of trusts revealed by Craig Wright, who claims to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Wright claims the trusts hold the private keys to a cache of 1.1 million bitcoins Nakamoto mined at the beginning of the original blockchain. The vast majority of the cryptocurrency community believes he is lying.

  • 2020 100 Most influential People in Crypto v5
    Crypto Power Lists,  People

    The Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2020

    The individuals moving, shaking, and shaping cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology right now

    Coming up with a list of the 100 most influential people in crypto and blockchain is hard in any year. But doing it in 2020 is particularly rough. That’s because the industry didn’t just advance last year, it went mainstream. And that makes “influence” a lot harder to define.

  • Craig Wright Tulip Trust III Australian jail
    Bitcoin,  People

    Craig Wright: Turning over documents could land me in jail

    The self-proclaimed bitcoin creator told a U.S. judge that following her orders in the lawsuit seeking half of Satoshi Nakamoto’s $10 billion in bitcoin would violate the law in his native Australia

    Just a week ago Judge Beth Bloom gave Wright until Valentine’s Day to redact and hand over anything privileged in the “Tulip Trust III” document, which may contain the keys to unlocking Satoshi Nakamoto’s 1.1 million bitcoins.