• Craig Wright going to trial
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    Craig Wright is going to trial

    After two years, the preliminaries in Ira Kleiman’s $10 billion lawsuit against the man who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto are over and the argument is heading to a jury

    Wright, chief scientist of nChain and genuinely father of the Bitcoin SV cryptocurrency, has long claimed to be Nakamoto, which would give him possession of the 1.1 million BTC. While virtually no one in the cryptocurrency industry believes his claim, the estate of Wright’s late partner at the time those bitcoins were mined in the project’s early days, Dave Kleiman, does and wants half.

  • Craig Wright word worthless
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    Judge to Craig Wright: Your word is worthless

    The court ruled against nearly every argument the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto made about what evidence should be shown to a jury

    “I give no weight to sworn statements of Dr. Wright that advance his interests but that have not been challenged by cross-examination and for which I cannot make a credibility determination. I have previously found that Dr. Wright gave perjured testimony in my presence,” Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart wrote in a scathing 14-page order.

  • Craig Wright Tulip Trust III Australian jail
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    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.

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