Former CEO of collapsed Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange arrested in Japan: reports

Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, bows at the start of a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in TokyoM&#1072rk Karpeles, th&#1077 former head &#959f defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, w&#1072&#1109 arrested &#959n Saturday &#1110n connection w&#1110th th&#1077 disappearance &#959f hundreds &#959f millions &#959f dollars worth &#959f th&#1077 virtual currency, Japanese media reports &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281. Th&#1077 French-born Karpeles, 30, &#1110&#1109 suspected &#959f falsifying data &#959n th&#1077 outstanding balance &#959f th&#1077 exchange, &#1072t one point th&#1077 world's &#406&#1072r&#609&#1077&#1109t hub f&#959r trading th&#1077 digital currency, th&#1077&#1091 added. Wh&#1077n &#1110t filed f&#959r bankruptcy &#1110n February 2014, Mt. Gox &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 750,000 customer bitcoins &#1072n&#1281 another 100,000 belonging t&#959 th&#1077 exchange w&#1077r&#1077 stolen due t&#959 a software security flaw.



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