This story was originally published on December 8, 2015. Shortly thereafter, Craig Wright scrubbed much of his digital presence and disappeared for months—until May 2, 2016, when he publicly announced that he is the creator of Bitcoin.
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Last week, we thought someone went into a Lamborghini dealership in California to buy a used Tesla Model S with bitcoin. This week, the dealership said that wasn't exactly true. But that's not stopping people from bringing their bitcoin and converting it to dollars so they can drive home and say they're all techy.
Remember that used Tesla Model S purchased with bitcoin? Well, the buyer didn't exactly use bitcoin.
Still wondering what you can buy with Bitcoin? Lots of techy people have been trying to do stuff with the not-exactly-real currency. Now you can buy a car with it. And what better car to buy with e-fake money than a Tesla Model S. That's just so much tech right there.