Judge Imposes Worldwide Asset Freeze on Fake Satoshi Craig Wright

A U.K. judge ordered to freeze $7.6 million (£6 million ) worth of Craig Wright’s assets worldwide after finding that he falsely claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous inventor of Bitcoin.

The order comes after Wright’s decisive loss in a landmark lawsuit against the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA). Earlier in March, Judge James Mellor ruled that Wright did not author the Bitcoin whitepaper, create Bitcoin, or develop its early software, debunking his longstanding claims to the contrary.

Now, Mellor has granted COPA’s application for a worldwide freezing…

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