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'Bitcoin Inventor' Craig Wright Basks in Satoshi Glow as Court Date Looms

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Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright was officially recognized as Satoshi Nakamoto by the city of Bogota, Colombia. | Source: YouTube. Image Edited by CCN.

By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright had his fondest wish come true when the capital city of Colombia formally recognized him as Satoshi Nakamoto.

Bogota Grants Craig Wright's 'Satoshi' Wish

Officials in Bogota presented Wright with a fancy certificate affirming him as the creator of bitcoin. The events unfolded at the 2019 Expo-Bitcoin International in Bogota, a week-long crypto conference.

Wright, the chief scientist at nChain, and Jimmy Nguyen, nChain's CEO, both attended the conference, where they discussed how Latin Americans could use cryptocurrencies to improve their economies. Notably, Wright discussed "bitcoin and the law."

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Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright spoke at a crypto conference in Bogota, Colombia. | Source: Jimmy Nguyen/Twitter

Certificate: Wright Is Recognized as the Creator of Bitcoin

Nguyen shared Twitter photos of Wright showing off the certificate that proclaimed him bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto.

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