Who Created The Very First Version Of Bitcoin?

” This is a good question. There’s no clear answer yet, but we know that Satoshi Nakamoto wasn’t named after the Japanese region of Taiwan, as some people thought he was; according to the Washington Post, his true name “was a moving target over the years with early clues pointing to a concentration camp survivor in Poland or a German pharmacist.” Ultimately though, Satoshi Nakamoto was certainly Latin American: the likely candidate being the former Argentina finance minister and central bank president, Martín Zubía.

This story originally ran on Nov. 26 as part of our special investigation into Bitcoin’s shady history . Go here for more on bitcoin’s troubled past and how it could affect its future .