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Craig Wright, self declared inventor of Bitcoin, arrives at federal court in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., on Friday, June 28, 2019. Photographer: Saul Martinez/Bloomberg Craig Wright, self-declared inventor of bitcoin, arrives at federal court in West Palm Beach on Friday, June 28, 2019. Photographer: Saul Martinez/Bloomberg

An Australian entrepreneur who claims to have created bitcoin has been ordered to pay the attorney fees of the brother of his late cryptocurrency collaborator.

Federal Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart ruled that computer engineer Craig Wright should be sanctioned after delivering false testimony and misleading the court in a lawsuit brought against him in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida by Ira Kleiman.

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Zach Schlein

Zach Schlein is a writer based in Miami. Originally from Montville, New Jersey, he holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Florida and is the litigation reporter for Daily Business Review. He can be reached at his email address, [email protected]

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