15 May '13, 8pm

Homeland Security seizes account of largest Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox

Homeland Security seizes account of largest Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox

The application asks several questions; to include, “Do you deal in or exchange currency for your customer?” and “Does your business accept funds from customers and send the funds based on customers’ instructions (Money Transmitter)?” Karpeles answered these questions “no,” indicating that Mutum Sigilum LLC does not deal in or exchange money, and that it does not send funds based on customer instructions. Money transmitting businesses are required by 31 USC section 5330 to register as such with FinCEN. According to FinCEN records on May 6, 2013, neither Mt. Gox nor the subsidiary, Mutum Sigilum LLC, is registered as a Money Service Business.

Full article: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/155933-homeland-securi...

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