Bitcoin 'Inventor' Accused Of Forging Email Cited In Fla. Suit

By Carolina Bolado (April 29, 2019, 7:00 PM EDT) -- A man who filed a $10.2 billion lawsuit against the Australian computer scientist who once claimed to have invented bitcoin told a Florida federal court Monday that the scientist has repeatedly lied to the court and presented a forged email as a basis to have the suit dismissed.

Ira Kleiman, brother of the late Dave Kleiman, who is said to have helped invent the cryptocurrency bitcoin, said Australian computer scientist Craig Wright presented to the court a forged email created a year after Dave Kleiman's death in an attempt to get the lawsuit dismissed on jurisdictional grounds. In the suit, Kleiman claims...

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