15 May '13, 5pm

Feds Seize Assets of World's Largest Bitcoin Exchange

The problems keep coming for Mt. Gox, the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange. Just days after Gawker revealed a key business partnership had devolved into a $75 million lawsuit, the Department of Homeland Security seized a payment processing account belonging to the company, alleging it lied on financial documents. According to a warrant issued Tuesday by the U.S. District Court of Maryland, the DHS seized Mt. Gox's account with payments processing service Dwolla after an agent discovered that Mt. Gox did not properly register as a money services company when opening a U.S. bank account in 2011. Iowa-based Dwolla was an easier way for Americans to exchange cash for bitcoins through Mt. Gox without having to wire money to the company, which is Japanese-based and has struggled to establish an American base. But an affidavit by Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Mic...

Full article: http://gawker.com/feds-seize-assets-of-worlds-largest-bit...

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