Craig Wright Is Not Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Court Rules – The New York Times

A few minutes later, the judge overseeing the proceedings, James Mellor, issued a ruling from the bench. “Dr. Wright is not the person who adopted or operated under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto,” he said.

Crypto fans celebrated online, proclaiming the end of a “reign of terror.” Mr. Dorsey, the Twitter founder, posted the full text of Justice Mellor’s ruling. In a closing submission, COPA’s lawyers called for the court papers to be forwarded to British prosecutors, who could investigate whether Dr. Wright had committed perjury.

Once the most talkative man in the industry, Dr. Wright went silent….

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The week after the ruling, corporate filings in England showed that Dr. Wright was transferring assets worth as much as 20 million pounds to an offshore entity. COPA argued that he might be shielding them from seizure by the court, and Justice Mellor ordered his assets frozen. COPA has “a very powerful claim to be awarded a very substantial sum,” the judge said.

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