Yesterday, nChain chief scientist and self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright’s attorneys told a judge that the “bonded courier” he has long maintained held the encryption keys to Nakamoto’s 1.1 million bitcoins had arrived. He doesn’t believe even that will quiet his critics.
EXCLUSIVE: Would-be Satoshi Craig Wright produces Tulip Trust III
The judge in the $8.7 billion lawsuit by the estate of Wright’s late partner sealed yet another document that Wright says proves he has the 1.1 million bitcoins mined by Satoshi Nakamoto
With the time to file documents in the trial running out, Craig Wright quietly revealed a third in the series of trusts he said contain Satoshi Nakamoto's 1.1 million bitcoins. Tulip Trust III was sealed at the request of Ira Kleiman' lawyers. The brother of Wright's late partner is suing him for half of the Satoshi bitcoins.
EXCLUSIVE Craig Wright: What I’ll do with Satoshi Nakamoto’s billions
The self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator modestly compares himself to Andrew Carnegie and Muhammed Ali, and says he’ll give Satoshi’s billions away
Claiming the mantle of Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright has said the passwords to a bitcoin fortune worth somewhere around $7 billion should be returned to him in January 2020. If his many doubters are proved wrong and that happens, the million-plus bitcoins won't go to his children.
EXCLUSIVE: Craig Wright shares timestamped document he claims reveals roots of “Satoshi Nakamoto” name
The self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator said the pseudonym was inspired by ‘the Japanese Adam Smith.’
One of the greatest mysteries in crypto that no one has ever been able to solve is the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the author of the Bitcoin whitepaper. To defend his widely scorned claim, Craig Wright showed us a document he said explains the name's origins.