Craig Wright who Gizmodo and Wired reported as the man behind digital currency, Bitcoins had finally confirmed to the world that he indeed is the creator. Craig Wright made this admission to BBC, Economist and GQ and said he thought it was time that he let the world know who he was.
According to an article from the BBC, back in December 2015 Wired and Gizmodo, named Mr Wright as a candidate after receiving documents believed to be stolen from him that revealed his involvement with the Bitcoin project. This revelation then instigated a tax raid on Mr Craig’s offices in Australia. It is unclear if these investigations is what may have convinced Mr Craig to admit publicly for the first time that he is indeed Satoshi Nakamoto who everyone had thought was the creator of Bitcoin.
Here is a quote from Mr Craig following his interview with the BBC
“There are lots of stories out there that have been made up and I don’t like it hurting those people I care about,” he said. “I don’t want any of them to be impacted by this.
I have not done this because it is what I wanted. It’s not because of my choice,” he said, adding that he had no plans to become the figurehead for bitcoins.
I really do not want to be the public face of anything,” he said, expressing regret that he had been forced to reveal his identity.
I would rather not do it,” he said. “I want to work, I want to keep doing what I want to do. I don’t want money. I don’t want fame. I don’t want adoration. I just want to be left alone.”
You can get the rest of the article and his video interview here