Kleiman Bitcoin Case Heads to Trial as Motion for Sanctions Against Craig Wright Is Denied
A Florida judge threw out a motion for sanctions against Wright saying the lawsuit over 1.1 million BTC would be better decided by a jury.
Wright and the Kleiman estate will now put their arguments before a jury in January.
nChain Chief Scientist Craig Wright has delivered an obscenity-laden interview discussing decentralized finance and stablecoins, calling such projects a "complete scam" and "illegal."
In a case involving the ownership of about 1.1 million bitcoin (worth over $11 billion), the federal court denied Wright’s request for a summary judgment on Monday.
The legal team for the estate of David Kleiman said Ms. Wright's submission cast doubt on the nature of the Tulip Trust at the heart of the lawsuit.
We asked four expert cryptographers about Craig Wright’s “cryptographic evidence” that he is Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto. They aren't buying it.