• Craig Wright says this document shows the roots of the name Satoshi Nakamoto (Brendan Sullivan)
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    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.

  • Bears may be sniffing around, but Fidelity Digital Assets is still bullish (via Marco Verch CC BY 2.0).
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    Fidelity bringing bitcoin trading to Europe

    The $8 trillion discount brokerage has announced Chris Tyrer will expand its growing Fidelity Digital Assets custody and trading service into the U.K. and EU

    Fidelity is expanding its digital assets business into Europe. Former Barclays exec Chris Tyrer will head up Fidelity Digital Assets in the U.K. and EU.

  • The man, the legend... Charles Ponzi (via Smithsonian/public domain).
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    Three charged in BitClub Network’s alleged $722 million bitcoin Ponzi scheme

    Three men are accused of using the BitClub Network cryptocurrency mining pool to defraud investors, referring to them as ‘sheep’ and ‘idiots’

    A Ponzi scheme that stole $722 million from investors in a fraudulent cryptocurrency mining pool has been broken up by FBI and IRS agents, according a federal indictment. BitClub Network promised investors around the world shares in the earnings of a major non-existent bitcoin mining pool.

  • "We know the game and we're gonna play it..." --Rick Astley (via YouTube)
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    Lawyers suing Craig Wright: Modern Consensus reporter Rick Rolled us

    ‘Ahahhahhahahhahahaha! TODAY THEY FILED AGAINST ME IN COURT FOR RICK ROLLING,’ said a chastened Brendan Sullivan.

    The lawyers suing Craig Wright for $3.6 billion just complained to a judge that a Modern Consensus reporter Rick Rolled them on Twitter. Attorney’s representing brother of Wright’s late partner Dave Kleiman have been trying to subpoena a recording of Modern Consensus journalist Brendan Sullivan’s exclusive phone interview with Wright.