Bitcoin 'Creator' Rebuts Expert's Forgery Finding In $10B Suit

Law360, West Palm Beach (August 5, 2019, 10:22 PM EDT) -- Facing possible sanctions from a Florida federal court, the Australian computer scientist who claims to have invented bitcoin sought to poke holes in a forensic expert's testimony Monday that he filed doctored documents in a $10.2 billion lawsuit alleging he stole from his late business partner.

Confronted with evidence of inconsistencies in dates, security signatures and other details extracted from the documents, counsel for Craig Wright pushed back during a hearing in West Palm Beach on the plaintiffs' expert's lack of knowledge regarding the circumstances surrounding their creation and who was responsible for the changes, and pressed him to concede to...

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