March 4, 2024

Craig Wright's keys to a wallet with 1.1 million BTC turned out to be a list of bitcoin addresses

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, posing as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, isapparently didn’t get access to wallets,which contains 1.1 million bitcoins. According to the family of his late business partner Dave Kleiman, Wright handed over to the court only a list of 16,404 bitcoin addresses allegedly belonging to him.

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«Wright did not provide any information about the financially obligated courier, what company he/she works for, when he/she arrived, or the content of the transmitted message»,- the plaintiffs indicated.

Thus, this information does not allow access to the indicated 1.1 million bitcoins.

Kleiman's family asked the court to adjourn90-day trial in order to be able to study Wright's documents in more detail for any information about the courier. They also prepared seven questions for the entrepreneur to clarify previously unannounced details of the case.

On Tuesday, January 14, Craig Wright notified the court thatthat a third party allegedly provided him with “the necessary information and part of the key to unlock an encrypted file” allowing him to access part of the funds of the Tulip Trust. In total, the trust accounts allegedly contain $9.6 billion in cryptocurrency, mined by him together with Dave Kleiman.

Earlier, Craig Wright was repeatedly convicted by a court of forging documents directly related to the case under consideration, for example, correspondence with Kleiman and a list of public bitcoin addresses.