Does John McAfee know the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto?

17 Apr, 2019 | Updated: 17 Apr, 2019
by Will Heasman
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Does John McAfee know the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto?

John Mcafee may have just revealed that he is among a few “adherents” who possess knowledge of the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto….  

Questions surrounding the true identity of Bitcoin’s enigmatic creator, Satoshi Nakamoto have once again arisen, emanating from Craig Wright’s dogged reiteration that he is the father of cryptocurrencies, a claim which is highly disputed by many within the crypto community, who gave Wright his popular nickname: “Faketoshi.”

The recent myriad of accusations of libel originating from Wright’s camp has aimed to silence his detectors. However, these threats of litigation have, for the most part, only stirred up more to query the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto.

John McAfee is among those people, claiming that the real Nakamoto is actually known to  “dozen adherents,” adding that he is adamant that Satoshi is “100% NOT Craig Wright.”

As for whether McAfee knows himself?

He remained fairly tight-lipped on that, although, the Security magnate has made similar statements on Craig Wright’s claim the past.

As reported back in November last year, McAfee provided his obstinate belief that “the real Satoshi is not Craig Wright”

Again, whether this was an admission of knowledge to Nakamoto’s true identity or not remains to be seen. However, when challenged, McAfee replied:

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