Tag Archives: bitcoin exchange
- Mt. Gox head Mark Karpeles arrested in Japan
August 3, 2015
Japanese authorities arrested Mark Karpeles, chief of collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, on allegations of manipulating the company’s computer system to inflate the balance of his personal account. Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was arrested in Tokyo over the weekend. The 30-year-old French...
- US Homeland Security issue seizure warrant for Bitcoin-linked payment processor
May 15, 2013
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has taken action to interrupt the transfer of funds between payment processor Dwolla and Japan-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox. Dwolla, an Iowa-based startup, had become a popular channel through which US citizens trade with the Bitcoin crypto currency. On Tuesday, a Dwolla customer...
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017