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U.K. company has reportedly been linked to the laundering of stolen bitcoin from the now-defunct crypto exchange Mt Gox. In a BBC Radio 4 investigation, the company in question is London-based Always Efficient LLP. According to the BBC, it’s not known who is in control of the firm while...
The trustee of the funds seized in the MtGox case has announced that significant progress has been in approving or denying the MtGox claims. The announcement was made through San Francisco based Bitcoin exchange Kraken, who was appointed by the court to assist the trustee. A total of 9,863 Bitcoin-only...
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is building a case against Mt. Gox's former founder and CEO Mark Karpeles for fraudulent system manipulation leading to the exchange's collapse in early 2014. The police will press charges against Karpeles, who is suspected of fraudulently manipulating the cryptocurrency system and inflating the bitcoin balance of fake...
Note: A previous version of this article stated that Charlie Shrem had been found guilty of money laundering. That is the offense he was charged with, but he plead to a lesser charge of aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business. We regret the error....