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‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright Allegedly Cries in Court Amid $10B Crypto Lawsuit

Samantha Chang
Witnesses say self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright cried in court during the $10 billion crypto lawsuit that could determine who is Satoshi. | Source: Youtube/BBC

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright reportedly cried in court during cross-examination in the $10 billion crypto lawsuit filed against him by the estate of deceased computer genius Dave Kleiman.

On Friday morning, Wright was captured on a Twitter video as he headed into the Paul G. Rogers Federal Building in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Wright wore a gray suit and said nothing to the videographer who filmed him. He was accompanied by his lawyer and a burly man who appeared to be his bodyguard.

Wright was deposed this morning by the lawyers for Ira Kleiman, the brother of the late Dave Kleiman. Kleiman was a colleague of Wright who had worked on bitcoin with him from 2008 until he died in 2013.

Wright’s morning deposition was closed to the public (as they are usually are).  However, the courtroom was re-opened to the public for the afternoon evidentiary hearing, which began shortly after the deposition.

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