Australian Craig Wright claims to be Bitcoin creator

  • Soon after Mr Wright went public, Gavin Andresen, chief scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation, published a blog backing his claim.
  • Questioned about the raid, Mr Wright said he was cooperating fully with the ATO.
  • “I believe Craig Steven Wright is the person who invented Bitcoin,” he wrote .
  • Soon after the stories were published, authorities in Australia raided the home of Mr Wright.
  • “These are the blocks used to send 10 bitcoins to Hal Finney in January [2009] as the first bitcoin transaction,” said Mr Wright during his demonstration.

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Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.


Australian Craig Wright claims to be Bitcoin creator