Roger Knox pleaded guilty to a $165 million pump-and-dump on Jan. 13. He allegedly processed the ill-gotten gains via Michael Gastauer's WB21.
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.
In a brief filing on Jan. 14, Wright's attorney's wrote: "Dr. Craig Wright files this Notice of Compliance with this Court’s Order dated January 10, 2020. Specifically, Dr. Wright notifies the Court that a third party has provided the necessary information and key slice to unlock the encrypted file.
CME Group, one of the first regulated institutions to offer bitcoin futures, launched bitcoin options contracts today.