Kleiman vs Wright Jurors Deadlocked as Mistrial Looms

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  • The Kleiman vs Wright jury is deadlocked on all aspects of the complex trial
  • The jury reported yesterday that it cannot come to a conclusion over any of the seven counts against Wright
  • The deadlock is not surprising given how the case is filled with layers of lies and there is no smoking gun

The jury in the blockbuster Kleiman vs Wright case is deadlocked and can’t reach a unanimous agreement on any of the questions put to them, bringing up the possibility of a mistrial after almost four years of waiting. Judge Bloom yesterday issued the 10 jury members with an Allen charge, which is an order to return to the deliberation room and try again, but stops short of ordering them to come to a conclusion. If they can’t come to a conclusion after further deliberation then the judge will have no choice but to call a mistrial, essentially ending the case in a draw.

Complex Case Baffles Jury

There had been excitement this week when the jury had asked for clarification on a number of factors relating to a potential award for the Kleiman estate, suggesting that they were getting close to a verdict. However, court reporter Carolina Bolardo tweeted at midday yesterday that the jury was deadlocked on all questions:

Given the complexity of the case and the fact that the entire thing is built on layers of lies from Wright’s side, it’s hardly surprising that the jury has come unstuck. They have to grapple with the idea of potentially awarding hundreds of billions of dollars to the Kleiman estate based on stories that have conflicting evidence which, at its heart, is predicated on the myth of a Tulip Trust containing 1.1 million bitcoin that Wright has admitted he doesn’t have access to and which documents prove doesn’t exist.

Another Wright Prediction Could Fall Flat

If there is no report from the jury today it means that at least discussions are ongoing over the case, but it is highly unlikely that they will suddenly reach unanimous decisions on all aspects of the case. Either way, Craig Wright’s prediction of October 12 seems a bad one:


No one mention Bitcoin’s fatal flaw.