A possible Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Criminal mastermind Paul Le Roux told the judge that upon his release he plans to “start a business selling and hosting bitcoin miners,” claiming that his ASIC chip design will “have an order of magnitude faster at bitcoin mining than any current design.”

Satoshi Candidate to Start Bitcoin Business

Paul Le Roux, a criminal mastermind whose biography made him a possible candidate for Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym of the Bitcoin creator, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison by Manhattan Federal Judge Ronnie Abrams. Having been in U.S. custody for almost eight years, he pleaded “guilty to crimes ranging from methamphetamine trafficking to selling weapons technology to Iran,” Wired described, adding that he “will be credited with his seven-plus years in custody.”

“The scope and severity of Mr. Le Roux’s criminal conduct is nothing short of breathtaking. I have before me a man who has engaged in conduct in keeping with the…

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