Even the Mysterious Must Face the Taxman: Australian Authorities Raid Home of Suspected Founder of Bitcoin
By Tim McCormack
On December 9, police in Australia raided the home
of a man suspected of being the elusive and previously anonymous creator of digital currency Bitcoin. Launched in 2009 by an anonymous programmer known by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin has since grown exponentially. Indeed, “[a]s it’s been adopted for everything from international money transfers to online narcotrafficking, the...