28 Feb '14, 10am

Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

Bitcoin trader Kolin Burges stands in protest outside an office building housing Mt. Gox in Tokyo. (Photo: Shizuo Kambayashi, AP) Story Highlights Mt. Gox CEO says system failures to blame Mt. Gox has filed for bankruptcy protection Japan FM says Bitcoins not recognized as real currency SHARE 290 CONNECT 143 TWEET 40 COMMENT EMAIL MORE Embattled Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has filed for bankruptcy protection, the Tokyo-based firm announced Friday. The virtual currency firm's CEO, Mark Karpeles, seemed to suggest a hacking attack into the exchange's systems were behind the massive loss of the virtual currency. He was speaking in a court in Tokyo. The loss involved 750,000 bitcoins from users and 100,000 of the company's own bitcoins. That would amount to about $425 million at recent prices. "I am sorry for the troubles I have caused all the people," Karpeles said in Japanese a...

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