In a series of late night tweets, Donald Trump claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the founder of Bitcoin.
This explosive revelation comes after weeks of turmoil in the Bitcoin market and it now seems that there is more than interest at the highest level.
After an investigation an anonymous source confirmed that the reluctance of Donald Trump to release his tax returns might be directly linked to large Bitcoin holdings.
Is this why Donald Trump won’t release his tax returns?
They have been one of the most persistent mysteries of the 2016 election cycle. Refusing to release his returns has undoubtedly created political fallout, the thinking goes, therefore Trump must be hiding something substantial. But what?
Excerpt from the New Republic
It is common knowledge that Satoshi holds 1 million BTC and at current prices that would be worth more than a Billion dollars According to the latest Forbes rich list the Donald is at number 544 [ https://www.forbes.com/search/?q=trump#2bf7bce7279f ], this ranking does not include any Bitcoin holdings., so adding a cool billion will definitely catapult the Donald up the list.
Question is, How much does the IRS know about these alleged holdings. The IRS has been pursuing Bitcoin holders looking for undeclared holdings and there is currently a very public case between the IRS and Bitcoin exchange, Coinbase. [ http://fortune.com/2017/01/17/coinbase-irs-bitcoin/]. Until now, Coinbase has resisted any information sharing about their clients with the IRS.
So how credible is this claim by the Donald? For years Craig White, claimed to be Satoshi but his claims has been discredited [ http://www.theverge.com/2016/5/5/11595904/bitcoin-satoshi-nakamoto-identity-craig-steven-wright] as a fake claim and as fake news.
The latest claim came as a complete surprise to the Bitcoin community and currently there is no real way to verify any of this…
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