• message calling Craig Wright a liar
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    Andreas Antonopoulos confirms: BTC-signed message calling Craig Wright a liar is legit

    Is it an ‘Ah-ha!’ moment or an ‘Uh oh!’ moment for Ira Kleiman, who is suing for half of the $10 billion in bitcoins Wright claims he mined as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto?

    The credibility of Craig Wright’s claim to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto took another hit on May 25, when he was called a liar in a message signed by 145 of the 16,404 Bitcoin block's addresses he told a court in January he had mined.

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

  • Craig Wright headphone Satoshi Nakamoto
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    Judge to Wright: Reveal Tulip Trust III contents by Valentine’s Day

    Lawyers claim the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto shouldn’t be allowed to shut the third in his Russian nesting-doll scheme of Tulip Trusts away from public eyes

    The courts have given Wright until Feb. 14 to propose redactions to the latest in a series of trusts that he has said hold the keys to Satoshi Nakamoto’s 1.1 million bitcoins. That’s assuming Wright is actually the creator of Bitcoin, as he claims and many, many others deny.

  • Craig Wright reading sued billions in bitcoin
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    Judge to Craig Wright: Put up or shut up

    Self-proclaimed bitcoin creator given until Feb. 3 to prove a ‘mysterious bonded courier’ is delivering the keys to $9 billion in bitcoin in ‘Tulip Trust I-III’

    Craig Wright has just 23 days left to prove his claim he’s really Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin and founder of the cryptocurrency revolution. “Given the Defendant’s many inconsistencies and misstatements, the Court questions whether it is remotely plausible that the mysterious ‘bonded courier’ is going to arrive, yet alone that he will arrive in January 2020 as the Defendant now contends,” Judge Beth Bloom wrote.