Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, CEO of the
collapsed MtGox bitcoin exchange, over the loss of nearly $390
million worth of the virtual currency, local media said.
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The global virtual-currency community was shaken by the shuttering of MtGox, which froze withdrawals in February 2014 because of what the firm said was a bug in the software underpinning Bitc... Read More
It seems to be up in the air whether users will be able to get money back in bitcoin, or whether they will have to accept fiat currency. Kobayashi is working with another bitcoin exchange, Kr... Read More
As previously reported by CoinDesk, Karpeles has been in
custody for the past three weeks – the maximum time period
suspects can be detained without being formally charged.
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Two major markets for bitcoin futures contracts saw a major boost in volume on Wednesday.
Available market data shows that CBOE saw its highest-ever volume for bitcoin futures since it first debute
Former Paypal CEO says investors are drinking the bitcoin 'Kool-Aid'
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OmiseGo Hits Two-Month High Amid Exchange Listings
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Having clocked a two-month high of $20.67 earlier
More Than $140 Million in Bitcoin Moved from Mt Gox Wallets
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According to CryptoGround, which monitors Mt Gox's remaining wallets, th