Bloomberg Law
Jan. 15, 2020, 12:13 AM

Bitcoin Offshoot Doubles After Supposed Creator Finds Bitcoins

Olga Kharif
Olga Kharif
Bloomberg News

Bitcoin SV more than doubled in value, continuing its surge as the self-proclaimed inventor of the digital currency told a court that he was able to provide a list of his holdings as ordered by a judge.

Craig Wright said that “a third party has provided the necessary information and key slice to unlock” a roster of his Bitcoin holdings, according to a filing Tuesday with the U.S. District Court of Southern District of Florida. The amount of the holdings hasn’t been specified, but could be in the billions of U.S. dollars.

A judge in West Palm Beach, Florida, had ...