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…
In the latest act of the Craig Wright Follies, the self-proclaimed Satoshi is claiming poverty. Okay, maybe not poverty, exactly, but he has apparently backed out of a settlement deal to resolve the $10 billion lawsuit by the estate of his late partner, Dave Kleiman. According to Kleiman’s quite angry lawyers, he now says he can’t afford it.
The same lawyers who sued Craig Wright for $5 billion are going after Tether and Bitfinex, demanding a staggering $1.4 trillion.
On Thursday, a judge granted Ira Kleiman’s attorney a 21-day extension on the motion to quash the subpoena against Modern Consensus contributor Brendan Sullivan (that’s me). This, along with a yet-to-be published interview with Craig Wright and a document filed in court earlier this week, leads me to think that settlement talks are in the works. I’ll go through all three documents and why they matter.