Newly published court documents showed Craig Wright refused to move his alleged Bitcoin holdings during his 2016 London proofing session, even after his associate Robert MacGregor repeatedly asked him to do so. Crypto researcher SeekingSatoshi believes this should have been a major red flag both for MacGregor and Calvin Ayre, who bought out Wright back in 2015.
Wright refused to move his Bitcoin holdings back in 2016
The Craig Wright saga just keeps on giving. Crypto researcher SeekingSatoshi shared court documents that showed Wright’s refusal to move his Bitcoin holdings went back to 2016. The crypto researcher previously debunked Wright’s claims of using between 60 and 100 computers to mine Bitcoin in January 2009.
The court documents SeekingSatoshi shared on Twitter showed the email correspondence between Craig Wright and Robert MacGregor, the founder and CEO of nTrust, the company that bought out Craig Wright. The correspondence took place in April 2016, when Wright moved to London to begin working on the newly created nChain.
The deal MacGregor and Calvin Ayre struck with Wright after acquiring his failed Australian ventures, was for Wright to confirm his identity as Satoshi Nakamoto after nChain’s project started getting traction.
However, Wright refused to move any of the coins he claimed he owned, saying doing so could be “trouble in many ways.” Nevertheless, in one of his emails, he went on to explain the lengthy process of getting consent from the trustees he said controlled his holdings.
Both MacGregor and Ayre ignored a massive red flag
MacGregor, who was at the time in charge of nChain and owner of the rights to Wright’s Satoshi story,