Craig Wright to Challenge Court Ruling in $10 Billion Bitcoin Lawsuit

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright plans to challenge the recent ruling against him in the $10 billion lawsuit filed by the estate of Dave Kleiman. In court papers filed Aug. 30, Wright asked district judge Beth Bloom for a 14-day deadline e...

Psst, Bitcoin Fans! It Doesn’t Matter Who Satoshi Nakamoto Is

There has been a barrage of media coverage in recent weeks over the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of bitcoin. The coverage hit a fever pitch this week due to a court ruling in the $10 billion lawsuit filed against Craig Wright. ...

Will Craig Wright Stiff Kleiman Estate Out of $5 Billion Bitcoin Fortune?

Dave Kleiman’s estate might have a difficult time reclaiming its alleged half of Craig Wright’s $10 billion Bitcoin fortune – and not just because critics say it likely doesn’t even exist. Wright, who lives in the UK, suggested ...

Bitcoin SV Leads Intraday Recovery Despite Craig Wright’s Billions Blow

Bitcoin SV (BSV) is delivering better returns than rival assets this Friday even after its founder Craig Wright’s embarrassing loss in a recent courtroom battle. As of 11:00 GMT, the BSV-to-dollar exchange rate was trading more than 4 percent hig...

Craig Wright: Court Ruling Proves I’m Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright remains unfazed after Judge Bruce Reinhart ruled against him in the $10 billion lawsuit brought by the estate of Dave Kleiman. In the damning Aug. 27 order, Reinhart launched a blistering takedown of Wright, who still insists that he is bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Judge: Craig Wright lied and falsified […]

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Bitcoin Origins: Dead Men Don’t Lose Private Keys

The judge presiding over the Kleiman vs. Wright trial ruled that 50% of all Bitcoin-related intellectual property created by Craig Wright prior to 2013 must be handed over to the estate of the deceased Dave Kleiman.  Depending on how much you buy into ...

Judge Confirms Ruling: Craig Wright to Forfeit 50% of Bitcoin Holdings

In a court document published Aug. 27, Judge Bruce Reinhart said Craig Wright argued in bad faith.

‘*sshole Satoshi’ Craig Wright: I Can Sink Bitcoin Price Because I’m a $6B Whale,...

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright remains defiant after a judge ordered him to turn over 50% of his 1.1 million-bitcoin trove to the estate of his late business partner Dave Kleiman. Using today's bitcoin price, that entire stash is worth more than $10 billion. "The judge ordered me to send just under 500,000 BTC over […]

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Craig Wright Reportedly Must Give 50% of Mined Bitcoin to Kleiman Estate

Self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright suffered a massive blow today when a judge reportedly ordered him to turn over 50% of the bitcoin he mined with his former business associate, deceased computer genius Dave Kleiman. Florida federal judge Br...

Judge Recommends Ruling in Favor of Kleiman in Craig Wright Case

A magistrate judge has recommended that Craig Wright turn over 50% of his bitcoin and intellectual property from before 2014 to Ira Kleiman.