Controversial pharma CEO Martin Shkreli made headlines again yesterday when he claimed to have evidence revealing the true identity of the mysterious Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. Shkreli, who is best known for significantly raising the price of a life-saving drug and for his legal troubles, shared his findings on a recent podcast appearance.
According to Shkreli, he has obtained documents and other proof that point to a specific individual as the man behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. The identity of the real Satoshi has remained a mystery since the creation of Bitcoin in 2009, with numerous people claiming to be the mastermind behind the cryptocurrency.
“I’m not going to reveal the name just yet, but I have irrefutable proof that this person is indeed Satoshi Nakamoto,” Shkreli stated on the podcast. He went on to claim that he will be releasing the evidence and the individual’s name in the near future.
While some have praised Shkreli for potentially uncovering the truth about Satoshi’s identity, others have expressed skepticism about the credibility of his claims. Shkreli has a history of making controversial and often false statements, leading some to doubt the authenticity of his supposed evidence.
Despite the mixed reactions, the news of Shkreli’s discovery has sparked widespread interest and speculation in the Bitcoin community. Many are eagerly awaiting the release of the evidence and the reveal of the real Satoshi Nakamoto. It remains to be seen if Shkreli’s claims will hold up to scrutiny and truly solve the longstanding mystery.