Posts Tagged: Mark Karpeles

Before the Trial in Japan: Mt Gox’ Former CEO Mark Karpelès Prepares

Mt Gox

The former CEO of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox is preparing to head to trial in Japan next week where he faces embezzlement charges relating to the disappearance of around 650,000 bitcoins. French-born Karpelès, who was released on bail last year from a Tokyo detention house on the condition that he didn’t leave Japan, is expected… Read more »

Is the PBoC’s Regulation Crackdown Cooling Bitcoin Fever in China?

PBoC Bitcoin

A surge of interest in bitcoin has seen its price reach new heights, yet the excitement of the digital currency market in China has been watered down due to the nations government who wants to control bitcoin. According to a salesperson at Huobi, one of the ‘Big Three’ digital currency exchanges in China, the platform is… Read more »