Bitcoin’s Creator Satoshi Nakamoto is Probably This Unknown Australian Genius — Andy Greenberg and Gwern Branwen, www.wired.com
In the last weeks, WIRED has obtained the strongest evidence yet of Satoshi Nakamoto’s true identity. The signs point to Craig Steven Wright, a man who never even made it onto any Nakamoto hunters’ public list of candidates, yet fits the cryptocurrency creator’s profile in nearly every detail. And despite a massive trove of evidence, we still can’t say with absolute certainty that the mystery is solved. But two possibilities outweigh all others: Either Wright invented bitcoin, or he’s a brilliant hoaxer who very badly wants us to believe he did.
Gizmodo’s also on the story:
This Australian Says He and His Dead Friend Invented Bitcoin
A monthlong Gizmodo investigation has uncovered compelling and perplexing new evidence in the search for Satoshi…
And The Guardian reports Australian police acting on the above news reports Wednesday raided a house Wright has been leasing, but may have vacated very recently: