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 ... Survival of Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox is in question after its CEO resigned from the Bitcoin Foundation and the exchange's website went offline. “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 ... 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 ... It was a collectible card exchange that became the world's biggest bitcoin player. Now 'Gox has signed its own death warrant.
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The cyber-currency Bitcoin has suffered a serious setback after it emerged more than a million dollars of it was stolen from an Australian bank. The money, which . My commentary on: 'Without third ... 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... 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... 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. 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 ...