The man who claimed to be the BitCoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto has apparently gone back on his promise to provide proof in a bizarre post on his website.
Dr Craig Wright shocked the world when he said that he was the mysterious person behind the online currency. But a new post appears to suggest that he isn’t.
Though none of the message explicitly says that Dr Wright isn’t who he had claimed, it says that he will no longer provide the proof he had promised. Dr Wright had shown a range of news organisations apparent proof that he created Bitcoin – but he was later called out on that evidence on sites including Reddit, where users said that they didn’t show that Dr Wright was the man behind “Satoshi Nakamoto”.
He immediately promised that he would follow up his claims with more evidence, saying that he would move one of the early bitcoins known to belong to the currency’s creator in the next few days. That now appears not to be going to happen.
“I’m sorry,” Dr Wright’s website, where he had previously posted the claims, now reads.
“I believe that I could do this. I believe that I could put the