The Australian declared himself the Creator of bitcoin

As informs “bi-Bi-si”, Wright gave an interview to a number of global publications, which confirmed that he acted as Satomi Nakamoto invented bitcoin. According to him, it was he who conducted the first transfer of bitcoins in 2009.

In confirmation of the words of an Australian businessman has put an electronic signature, using cryptographic keys that were created when the bitcoin system was just beginning to develop.

The desire to disclose his identity, Wright explained that he decided to put the speculation about the identity of the Foundation of the system of bitcoins and wanted to be left alone.

The earlier assumption about what Wright is the inventor of bitcoin has published an edition of Wired, which conducted an investigation. In December, the Wright home, the police came in the case of tax evasion, and law enforcement officers denied that their appearance has something to do with bitcoin.

In January 2014 the Bank of Russia has said it will consider services to exchange virtual currencies for rubles, foreign currency and commodities as a potential involvement in the implementation of suspicious transactions in accordance with the legislation on counteraction to legalization (laundering) of incomes, received by criminal way and financing of terrorism.