The links and information listed here are things Craig Wright has said or written in an attempt to convince people he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin.I pulled a Craig and copied and pasted from Bitcoinfiles.org
Note: This page was originally mirrored from Cult of Craig - Github, now defunct.
Forgeries, Fakes, and Plagiarism
Craig Wright edited old blog posts to link himself to the Bitcoin whitepaper.
Craig Wright faked PGP keys.
Craig Wright forged contracts and emails.
Craig Wright faked threats.Craig Wright faked a public key signing.
Craig Wright faked knowing how to code ASM. Craig’s Tweet.
Craig Wright backdated documents to the ATO. “Craig Wright, has admitted that he backdated these invoices.” Fined $1,893,714.50 penalty.
Craig Wright forged a 2001 pre-Bitcoin whitepaper draft. He did so to shift the goalposts of Satoshi to favor Bitcoin SV.
Craig Wright plagiarized a paper on Bitcoin Script being Turing complete.
Craig Wright plagiarized a paper on selfish mining.
Craig Wright plagiarized a paper on block propagation.
Craig Wright plagiarized a blog post on Bitcoin address generation. Original here.
Craig Wright plagiarized a blog post on scipt. From Wikipedia.
Experts Stating Craig Wright Is a Fraud
Nik Cubrilovic (security expert): Craig Wright is not Satoshi Nakamoto.
Peter Rizun (Bitcoin Unlimited chief scientist): rejects Craig Wright’s claim that Bitcoin can be faster than light speed.
Charlie Lee (Litecoin inventor): I can’t believe some people still think he’s Satoshi.
Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum inventor) writes 59 tweets about Craig Wright’s talk: Craig Wright is crazy.
Peter Rizun (Bitcoin Unlimited chief scientist) calls out Craig Wright lying about him.
Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum inventor) stands up at conference and calls Craig Wright a fraud.
Paul Sztorc (TruthCoin’s chief scientist) calls out mathmeatical errors in Craig Wrigt’s paper. “CSW is a fraud telling desperate LargeBlockers what they want to hear, veering into Econ for the purpose of desperate obfuscation.”
Andrew O’Hagan (London Review of Books editor) writes about how Craig Wright was paid $15M to claim he was Satoshi to escape financial difficulties.
Craig Wright’s mom says he’s prone to lying.
Krawisz suggests that Craig Wright is over the top to specifically attract a non-technical following . See also Microsoft research paper on Nigerian Prince scam emails.
In 2010, security expert says Craig Wright’s writing is “complete drivel and even laughable”.
Craig Wright claims secp256k1 can do pairing . Andy Polestra (Director of Research at Blockstream) refutes and Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum inventor) refutes , refutes more , and re-refutes.
Craig Wright Attacking Cryptocurrency Experts
Craig Wright attacks Cornell professor Emin Gün Sirer.
Craig Wright emails Roger Ver, “welcome to bankruptcy … you are my enemy. You have fucking no idea what that means. You will.”
nChain staff amazed by gaps in Craig’s technical knowledge.
Those who have worked with Craig say he is not capable of being Satoshi.
Craig Wright misunderstood opcodes and hash vulnerabilities.
Craig Wright relied on technobabble and social manipulation with Peter Rizun.
In Relation to Satoshi
Craig Wright called Bitcoin “bit coins”. Satoshi never used this naming.
Craig Wright sold “Satoshi revelation” to nChain for “about ten million”.
Craig Wright: I am a lawyer and this is my area of speciality. Satoshi: I am not a lawyer (2009). Craig got his law degree in 2008.
Craig Wright: Anonymity is the shield of cowards. My life is open and I have little care for my privacy. (2008)
Craig Wright: Bitcoin is not a cryptocurrency. At no point have I said that Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency. Satoshi: Maybe [cryptocurrency] is a word we should use when describing Bitcoin. Announcing version 0.3 of Bitcoin, the P2P cryptocurrency!
Craig Wright falsely states he doesn’t want fame or money.
Craig Wright claims Julian Assange is a rapist. Assange wasn’t charged. Stockholm’s Chief Prosecutor closed the rape case due to no offense being disclosed. Victim said, “it was the police who made up the charges”.
Craig Wright claimed to have “a couple doctorates” in 2015 and on his LinkedIn. Neither were produced in his wheelbarrow of degrees stunt.Doctor of Theology: Nobody can find it. Supposed University denied it.PhD: University denied it . Finally was rewarded one in 2017. It has math errors.
Craig Wright lost a bet with Peter Rizun. He refuses to pay and tried to lie his way out of it.
Craig Wright admitted to faking blog posts for Wired.
Craig Wright: Turing never said that things had to be infinite. He never once in his life mentioned that. Alan Turing: we say that the machine has infinite memory capacity.
Video: A Bitcoin Cash World – Dr. Craig Wright and Jimmy Nguyen : At 23:25, CSW does not appear to know what signed/unsigned integers are.
Audio: GQ Releases Hilariously Sweary Audio of Craig Wright Interview.
Video: Craig Wright makes nonsensical claims (2014).
Video: Craig Wright claims to be working on AI, and evolutionary code (obviously never happened).
Deleted CSW LinkedIn page: 22 pages long.
That time Craig Wright and Calvin Ayre offered $5,000 USD to doxx someone.