Police target the man identified as 'Bitcoin creator'
2015-12-09, 05:56 PM,
(This post was last modified: 2015-12-09, 05:56 PM by DutchPride.)
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Police target the man identified as 'Bitcoin creator'

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Australian Federal Police raided the home and offices of Craig Steven Wright, the man named in Gizmodo and Wired reports as the possible mind behind Bitcoin. A dozen officials entered a home he was renting and offices registered to him, telling a Reuters reporter they were "clearing house." They also directed any questions to the Australian Tax Office, which has yet to comment. Wright has had previous run-ins with tax officials, and Wired reported that he may possess Bitcoins "easily worth a nine-figure fortune." However, the Guardian reports that the raids are unrelated to any possible role that Wright had in creating the crypto-currency.

Reuters spoke with the owner of the home, who said the Wright was renting it but planned to move to England on December 22nd. He added that Wright had a "substantial computer system" that required a three-phase electrical setup for extra power. Several police officers involved in the search wore uniforms identifying them as computer forensics personnel.

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2015-12-09, 06:12 PM,
(This post was last modified: 2015-12-09, 06:12 PM by MoneyCashers.)
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Yeah I saw this earlier today... I don't know, it's still hard to believe everything they tell us if you know what I mean :)

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2015-12-10, 07:09 AM,
(This post was last modified: 2015-12-10, 07:10 AM by Wolfz.)
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One big movie site was closed here.
Two people arrested.

They were making around 30k/month, police said.

For me is a lot more. But ok..

They are on the road again LOL

Tough days...

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2015-12-10, 08:07 AM,
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Why is he being arrested?
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2015-12-10, 08:15 AM,
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(2015-12-10, 08:07 AM)LordPanda Wrote: Why is he being arrested?

They said it had something to do with his taxes I believe.

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2015-12-10, 09:58 AM,
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(2015-12-10, 08:15 AM)MoneyCashers Wrote:
(2015-12-10, 08:07 AM)LordPanda Wrote: Why is he being arrested?

They said it had something to do with his taxes I believe.

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here i was thinking you can avoid taxes with bitcoins xD
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