Mark Karpeles News

Mark Karpeles is the former CEO of Mt.Gox – a company that performed Bitcoin exchanges and processed over 70% of Bitcoin transactions before its collapse in 2014. Karpeles was born in France in 1985. In 2003, he worked at Linux Cyberjoueurs and administered its network alongside software development. Mark Karpeles was a founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation. He started Mt.Gox in 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. In 2014, Mt.Gox filed for bankruptcy in Japan and the United States. The reasons of Mt.Gox collapse still remain unknown. Mark Karpeles’ net worth is estimated to be around $2 billion in Bitcoin after all the bankruptcy proceeding concludes. Karpeles was arrested by Japanese police on suspicion of changing data in the exchange’s computer system to falsify the information about its balance. He was also accused of being a Silk Road creator by Ross Ulbricht’s lawyers, but was not charged for it as Ulbricht has already been found guilty.
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Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of the now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is seeking to put an end to litigation filed by a former exchange user back in 2014.
Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Seeks to Put Longstanding Lawsuit to Rest
Marie Huillet
2020-01-09T10:46:00+00:00
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Interview
Cointelegraph spoke with Mark Karpeles, former CEO of defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox.
‘CoinLab Is a Big Stopping Block’: Mark Karpeles Talks Mt. Gox Creditor Claims and Life After Trial
Alex Cohen
2019-06-16T15:06:00+01:00
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Speaking to Cointelegraph, the Frenchman said details about returning to the crypto sphere had been reported wrong.
Mt. Gox’s Karpeles: Press Rumors About My Blockchain Plans Are False
William Suberg
2019-06-07T11:53:00+01:00
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Mark Karpeles has revealed he will serve as the CTO of a new Japan-registered blockchain technology firm.
Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Serve as CTO of New Japanese Blockchain Venture
Marie Huillet
2019-06-05T11:31:00+01:00
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After Japan’s prosecutors reportedly dropped an appeal to the acquittal of Mt. Gox CEO, he decided to appeal his conviction on manipulating data.
Mt. Gox CEO Decides to Appeal Conviction on Manipulating Financial Records
Helen Partz
2019-03-29T15:31:00+00:00
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Japanese prosecutors have reportedly dropped plans to appeal the embezzlement acquittal of former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles.
Report: Prosecutors Drop Appeal Against Mt. Gox CEO’s Embezzlement Acquittal
Aaron Wood
2019-03-29T01:30:00+00:00
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Mark Karpeles — former CEO of the now-defunct BTC exchange Mt. Gox — has refuted Brock Pierce's claims he can reboot the trading platform and accelerate credito...
Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Rejects Brock Pierce’s Plans to Reboot Exchange
Marie Huillet
2019-02-12T16:15:00+00:00
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The former CEO of now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, claimed his innocence as the trial nears its end.
Former Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles Declares Innocence in Final Argument
Adrian Zmudzinski
2018-12-27T15:06:00+00:00
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