Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct bitcoin exchange MtGox, has been arrested in Japan, and is reportedly to be questioned over the 2014 disappearance of nearly.
After the CEO’s Indictment the Great Mt. Gox BitcoinWe recently published an article informing our readers that the Tokyo Police was about to charge Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of the fallen Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox.Federal agents have arrested the CEO of a Bitcoin exchange and another man.I read this article and found it very interesting, thought it might be something for you.Shrem, a well-known figure in the Bitcoin community, is also the co-owner of a bar in New York called EVR, that takes Bitcoin payments and is co-chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, which promotes Bitcoin as a currency.Faiella, operating under the user name BTCking, allegedly obtained Bitcoins through BitInstant, then sold them at a profit to Silk Road users.Gox, was arrested on Saturday in connection with the disappearance.
The CEO of BitInstant, a Bitcoin exchange, has been arrested at JFK airport and charged with money laundering.
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Japanese police arrest CEO of MtGox Bitcoin exchangeThe Justice Department has formally charged the CEO of Bitcoin exchange Bitinstant.com with running an illegal wire service, and according to reports by the New York.In March 2013, authorities also gained access to the email account used by a company that processed the cash payments for BitInstant.Customers would then deposit the cash in person at the specified local bank, directing the money to a bank account owned by the cash-processing firm.The 24-year-old CEO of a bitcoin exchange has been arrested on charges of selling bitcoins to be used to buy and sell illegal drugs anonymously.Federal agents charged Charlie Shrem and Bitcoin exchanger Robert Faiella with conspiracy to commit money laundering, among other crimes.
Shrem wrote back threatening to report Faiella for operating an unlicensed money exchange on Silk Road.Shrem is also known for having engraved the private key for one of his Bitcoin stashes on a ring that his jeweler father made.Former bitcoin exchange CEO Charlie Shrem and his associate were arrested for facilitating the operation of black market Internet site Silk Road.
Bitcoin CEO Arrested for Aiding Silk Road | The FixJapanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, after a series of fraud allegations led to its spectacular collapse.To purchase Bitcoins for use on Silk Road, Faiella submitted orders to BitInstant specifying the number of Bitcoins he wanted to purchase and provided an email address.
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But authorities say Shrem then contacted Faiella privately and instructed him in how he could continue to use BitInstant surreptitiously.