CEO of Mt. Gox faces new criminal charges over Bitcoin theft – ZDNet – Bitcoints

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Published on August 20th, 2015 | by bitcoin

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CEO of Mt. Gox faces new criminal charges over Bitcoin theft – ZDNet

CEO of Mt. Gox faces new criminal charges over Bitcoin theft – ZDNetGox is being pursued with a fresh criminal warrant over allegations of Bitcoin embezzlement.
Japanese police are set to re-arrest the former cryptocurrency mogul over accusations Karpeles pocketed $2.6 million in investor Bitcoin (BTC) deposits.
Gox Bitcoin exchange shut its doors without warning, leaving upwards of 850,000 BTC missing in action.
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Karpeles was held in Tokyo for three weeks as investigators questioned him on tampering with Mt.
However, the inclusion of a fresh warrant means police can now hold him for longer as they continue their investigation.

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