When a judge denies your motion to throw out a lawsuit against you by quoting Sir Walter Scott’s famous line, “Oh! What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive,” it’s not a good thing. Thus it’s fair to say, nChain founder Craig Wright, the Bitcoin SV (BSV) backer and self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, did not have a good day in court on August 15. Although, to be fair, he wasn’t threatened with handcuffs this time.
Craig Wright threatened with handcuffs over courtroom temper tantrum
The self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator also said more than $10 billion in bitcoin may be gone forever
In an emotional hearing in which Wright at one point cried about how “his” creation had been abused by criminals and at another was threatened with handcuffs for throwing a document, the Bitcoin billionaire claimed that more than $10 billion worth of the first cryptocurrency may be lost, according.
A simple timestamp on an email may cost Craig Wright $6 billion
Cybersecurity expert who nailed Silk Road’s founder might have proved Craig Wright isn’t Satoshi Nakamoto
Matthew Edman, the cybersecurity expert who took down crypto kingpin Ross Ulbricht, has now set his sites on nChain’s Craig Wright. The estate of Wright’s former partner is suing him for billions of dollars. Modern Consensus has acquired a signed affidavit from Edman which accuses Wright of submitting a provably forged email.