• "We know the game and we're gonna play it..." --Rick Astley (via YouTube)
    Bitcoin,  People

    Lawyers suing Craig Wright: Modern Consensus reporter Rick Rolled us

    ‘Ahahhahhahahhahahaha! TODAY THEY FILED AGAINST ME IN COURT FOR RICK ROLLING,’ said a chastened Brendan Sullivan.

    The lawyers suing Craig Wright for $3.6 billion just complained to a judge that a Modern Consensus reporter Rick Rolled them on Twitter. Attorney’s representing brother of Wright’s late partner Dave Kleiman have been trying to subpoena a recording of Modern Consensus journalist Brendan Sullivan’s exclusive phone interview with Wright.

  • Craig Wright: I'm just smarter than you, your honor.
    Bitcoin,  People,  Uncategorized

    EXCLUSIVE: Sneak peek at Craig Wright’s next court filing: Your honor, judges don’t understand bitcoin!

    The man who would be Satoshi Nakamoto claims he didn’t lie, people just can’t understand his extraordinary life

    Editor’s Note: With $3.6 billion in bitcoin on the line, nChain founder and self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto’s Craig Wright is about to argue that he shouldn’t be fined $650,000 for lying in court, because he didn’t. The court filing, which Modern Consensus has seen before it enters the public record, is part of Wright’s attempt to fend off a claim on half of a cache of 1,000,000 bitcoin mined in the early days of bitcoin by its creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. Wright is being sued by the estate of his late partner, Dave Kleiman.  So far Wright has been hammered in court. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart, who oversaw a pre-trial stage of the…

  • Craig Wright (via CraigWright.net)
    Bitcoin

    Satoshi or not, judge fines Craig Wright $650,000 for courtroom antics

    A judge accused Wright of lying and wasting the court’s time in a lawsuit seeking half of the fortune held by the real Satoshi Nakamoto

    The Judge who accused Craig Wright of lying in court may order him to pay $650,000 to the estate of his late partner, Dave Kleiman. Wright claims to have created Bitcoin and is being sued for half of a one million bitcoin cache mined by Satoshi Nakamoto.

  • Craig Wright (via CraigWright.net)
    Bitcoin,  Innovators

    Australian CFO compelled to give deposition in $10 billion Bitcoin lawsuit

    Judge rules James Wilson, who worked with Craig Wright in 2013, should be deposed

    The $10 billion lawsuit between self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright and the adopted brother of his deceased friend Dave Kleiman would come down to a he said/he said argument if no other witnesses came forward. However, it appears the defense has found a witness in James Wilson, a CFO who worked for Craig Wright when Dave Kleiman was still alive. Motions filed in court this past week compelled Wilson to testify when he arrived in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Calls to the law offices associated with both parties confirmed that the deposition was scheduled for Friday.  Wright’s team initially opposed the deposition. On November 4, they filed a response in…

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