Federal Agents Face Arrest for Alleged Silk Road Bitcoin Theft March 31, 2015 / 0 Comments / News; Two federal agents who took part in the US government’s efforts to take down illicit online black market Silk Road have been charged with fraud for allegedly misusing funds denominated in bitcoin while on assignment. Perhaps most notably, the Department of Justice  (DOJ) alleges special ... Two federal agents in the Silk Road investigation allegedly attempted to pressure Mark Karpeles, CEO of the massive bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, into making a business deal, then played a role in the ... “MtGox Bitcoin thief arrested in Greece yesterday. Props to all the people who have worked on this.” The bombshell claim is made as Karpeles continues his trial for embezzlement of customers funds in Tokyo, but a local Greek paper is seemingly backing his statement. According to a rough translation, US authorities have accused Alexander Vinnik of “being the leading members of an ... Federal Agents Face Arrest for Alleged Silk Road Bitcoin Theft. Mar 30, 2015 at 16:52 UTC Updated Mar 31, 2015 at 17:50 UTC. Pete Rizzo. Federal Agents Face Arrest for Alleged Silk Road Bitcoin ... Survival of Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox is in question after its CEO resigned from the Bitcoin Foundation and the exchange's website went offline.
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Originally published on February 26, 2014 ----- Mt. Gox, the world's biggest bitcoin exchange, stopped trading on Monday after losing a large amount of the virtual currency in apparent hacking ... www.TreeceInvestments.com Dock talks about the federal government cracking down on Dwolla and Mt. Gox (a Bitcoin exchange), the IRS scandal and more. [email protected] 419 843 7744 800 ... Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has disappeared from the internet. The owner cannot be found, and an office in Tokyo is suddenly empty. The owner, Mark Karpeles, re... According to the New York Times, Mt. Gox has lost 744,000 bitcoins, worth around $418,400,000 at the current exchange rate, which constituted 6 percent of all bitcoins in circulation. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collecti...