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Mt. Gox Says It Found 200,000 Bitcoins In Old Wallet

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March 21, 2014
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The discovery of more than $100 million worth of bitcoins led to optimism from some investors and skepticism from others. Video provided by Newsy


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Mt.Gox CEO Speaks Out After Shutdown of Bitcoin Exchange

Mt.Gox CEO Speaks Out After Shutdown of Bitcoin Exchange

TheStreet (Feb. 26, 2014) — The CEO of Mt. Gox has released a statement for the first time since the bitcoin exchange was shut down on Tuesday. Mark Karpeles said that he is still in Japan and that he is working very hard with the support of different parties to find a solution to the exchange's recent issues. The statement comes amid speculation the CEO was in hiding following reports of an estimated 744,000 bitcoins worth about $350 million was stolen. Tuesday's shutdown came after weeks of problems for Mt.Gox, which suspended withdrawals earlier this month. Video provided by TheStreet
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Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Files for Bankruptcy

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Files for Bankruptcy

AP (Feb. 28, 2014) — The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for. (Feb. 28) Video provided by AP
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$2.7M In Bitcoins Stolen From Black Market Site

$2.7M In Bitcoins Stolen From Black Market Site

Newsy (Feb. 15, 2014) — $2.7 million worth of Bitcoins were reportedly stolen from Silk Road 2. Hackers exploited a loophole with Bitcoins that opens them up to theft. Video provided by Newsy
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