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Bitcoin BS: UK judge says Craig Wright, the Australian who claims to be the cryptocurrency’s inventor lied ‘extensively and repeatedly’

- May 23, 2024 3 MIN READ

A UK judge has ruled Australian businessman Craig Wright forged documents and lied repeatedly to support his long-running claim of being Satoshi Nakamoto, the inventor of Bitcoin. Wright has notoriously professed the pseudonymous title under a years-long claim of having created leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin – fuelling tenuous conflicts among the crypto community as he launched lawsuit after… Read more »

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The billionaire Australian computer scientist who claims he invented Bitcoin smacked with $100 million damages bill in US lawsuit

- December 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Australian computer scientist and self-proclaimed inventor of bitcoin Craig Wright has survived a lawsuit that would have seen him hand over half of a 1.1 million Bitcoin fortune – today worth around $71 billion – to the family of former business partner David Kleiman. Wright was, however, ordered to pay US$100 million in damages to… Read more »