Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto is a Japanese engineer who was mistakenly identified as Satoshi Nakamoto (Bitcoin’s creator) by Newsweek magazine in 2014. Rumors have long circulated that Dorian Nakamoto is in fact Satoshi due to the similarity in their names among other coincidences. However, Dorian has repeatedly denied his involvement in Bitcoin and stated officially that he “did not create, invent or otherwise work on bitcoin.”
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Dorian Nakamoto FAQ
Why do people believe Dorian Nakamoto is Satoshi?
Apart from the Newsweek article and the obvious name similarity, there are some strange coincidences involving Dorian. One notable coincidence is that Bitcoin core developer Hal Finney happened to live 2 blocks away from Dorian in Temple City, California.