Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles arrested in Japan

The CEO of failed Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox was arrested in Japan early Saturday by police, according to media reports.

Mark Karpeles faces charges related to the loss of 650,000 bitcoins worth hundreds of millions of U.S. dollars when the Tokyo-based trading exchange collapsed in February 2014.

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Mark Karpeles, the former head of failed Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox.

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