Mark Karpeles, CEO of the collapsed MtGox bitcoin exchange, is suspected of having accessed the computer system of the exchange and falsifying data on its outstanding bitcoin balance, reports say

Bitcoin exchange CEO arrested by Japanese police

AFP News Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, after a series of fraud allegations led to its spectacular collapse and hammered the digital currency's reputation. A spokesman for the Tokyo Police said French-born Karpeles, 30, was suspected of manipulating data on the exchange's computer system in 2013 to artificially create about $1.0 million. E…

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  • Head of failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox arrested

    The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 million, authorities said. Mark Karpeles, 30, is suspected ...

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  • Mark Karpeles, CEO of the collapsed MtGox bitcoin exchange, is suspected of having accessed the computer system of the exchange and falsifying data on its outstanding bitcoin balance, reports say

    Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, after a series of fraud allegations led to its spectacular collapse and hammered the digital currency's reputation. A spokesman for the Tokyo Police said French-born Karpeles, 30, was suspected of manipulating data on the exchange's …

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