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Bitcoin Cash proponent Roger Ver’s special message to Craig Wright says he is a ‘liar and a fraud’

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Bitcoin Cash proponent Roger Ver's special message to Craig Wright, says he is a "liar and a fraud"
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Update: The video was taken down due to violation of “YouTube’s Terms of Service”

Roger Ver, the CEO of Bitcoin.com and a well-known Bitcoin Cash proponent, is the latest to comment on the Craig Wright controversy by releasing a video titled ‘Special Message to Craig Wright’.

In the short-video, Ver asserted that Craig Wright was a “liar and a fraud”, adding “sue me again!”. Notably, Ver and Wright were on good terms with each other, however, their alliance was broken due to the Bitcoin Cash hard fork, which took place in November 2018.

Prior to the hard fork, Ver had even stated “Satoshi or not, the things Craig Wright is saying are exactly the things that caused me to sign up for Bitcoin in the first place” in a 2017 interview with Motherboard. The Bitcoin Cash hard fork hash war, however, saw Ver and Wright on opposite teams, with Ver supporting the Bitcoin ABC fork and Wright standing against the hard fork and promoting the Satoshi Vision upgrade.

The bitter war had Ver stating that “maybe” he was fooled by Craig Wright, after he received an email from Wright. The email read,

“If you want war… I will do 2 years of no trade […] I will see BCH trade at 0 for few years. Will you? Side with ABC, you hate Bitcoin, you are my enemy. You have fucking no idea what that means. You will. I AM Satoshi. Have a nice life. You will now discover me when pissed off. And, no. You could have had proof. You choice.”

Nevertheless, this statement led to several members in the cryptocurrency community pointing out his previous statements that were in favor of Craig Wright, even when several influencers were against him.



Source: Reddit

Source: Reddit

Source: Reddit

Source: Reddit

Todu, a Reddit user, said,

“Haha. Nice and succinct! You could however also say that “[I think that] Craig Wright is definitely not Satoshi.” because you still have never said that very clearly. It’s possible to think that Craig is a liar and a fraud and that he’s Satoshi anyway […]”

Interestingly, Bitcoin Cash [BCH] was the only coin in the top 10 to record a notable hike. According to CoinMarketCap, the coin was trading at $317.06 with a market cap of over $5 billion. The coin recorded a hike of over 5 percent in the past 24 hours and the past seven days.

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Source: CoinMarketCap





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Priya is a full-time member of the reporting team at AMBCrypto. She is a finance major with one year of writing experience. She has not held any value in Bitcoin or other currencies.

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Craig Wright withdraws evidence, US Presidential Candidate emphasizes on crypto-regulation and more

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Daily Crypto News – April 18

Craig Wright withdraws email evidence: The self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto withdrew the email evidence submitted to the court with regard to Kleiman case. This news comes days after some members in the community suggested that the email evidence was “fake”. Notably, the evidence was withdrawn as Wright could not verify the timeframe of when the emails were exchanged.

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US 2020 Presidential Candidate urges the need for cryptocurrency regulation: Andrew Yang, the United States 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate, released a new policy, which emphasized on the need for regulating the digital asset place, and also listed the actions he would do for the cryptocurrency market as the President. On his official Twitter handle, Yang stated that, “Investment in cryptocurrencies and digital assets has far outpaced our regulatory frameworks”.

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Bitcoin SV network witnesses yet another blockchain reorganization: It was reported that Bitcoin SV’s network witnessed another blockchain reorganization on a 128 MB block, with over six blocks orphaned [#578640–578645]. Moreover, Bitcoin SV’s network was unresponsive for over an hour.

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Craig Wright takes on evidence and law: In a recent blog post, Wright speaks about proving to be the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. He stated that, “the important thing to understand is: law is law. Code (programs and algorithms) in any form is merely evidence… You see, ownership of the key is not proof of anything other than the possession of a key”

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