Tag: Mt Gox

February 03, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

Markus and Willy, the bots behind Bitcoin's price movements

Bitcoin is plunging right now. The price of the digital currency went under $7,500 today, according to major exchanges like Coinbase. Bitcoin was hitting $20,000 in December, 2017. Many are wondering what is going on and for how long. Does the price volatility and plunge of Bitcoin mean the end for the cryptocurrency? With all of…

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May 25, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Kraken announces major update in MtGox claims investigation

Global digital asset exchange Kraken today shared major news from Tokyo’s court-appointed trustee in the investigation of claims from MtGox creditors. During a scheduled and long-awaited Creditor’s Meeting in Tokyo, Trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi announced today that 24,750 creditors have filed claims to date. The total amount claimed to date was 263,519,268,303,371 JPY, or approximately $2,411,412,137,427 USD, though…

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February 17, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Kraken announces significant progress in MtGox claims investigation

Global bitcoin exchange Kraken today shared that “significant progress” has been made in the investigation into claims from creditors of MtGox. In November 2014, Kraken was selected to assist Tokyo District Court-appointed Trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi in the bankruptcy investigation of missing Bitcoin, receiving claims and distributing remaining assets to creditors of MtGox. Today, the Trustee…

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March 10, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

Hacker Exposes Mt.Gox Bitcoin Balances Via Karpeles Blog

Bitcoin account data and balances have been displayed on Mt.Gox founder Mark Karpeles' blog following demise of Japanese virtual currency exchange As though events surrounding the $64 million demise of Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox were not complex and costly enough, a further twist took place this weekend when an imposter gained access to Mt.Gox founder Mark…

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February 26, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Bitcoin prices recover after post Mt Gox slide

Mt Gox closure sent prices on other exchanges down 25% to low $400's, now back around $600 Recent developments in the crypto currencies world have been of a substantially disruptive nature and there is no doubt that confidence has been shattered all over the place as the formerly leading Japanese exchange Mt Gox has finally…

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February 21, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Bitcoin prices on Mt Gox briefly drop below the $100 mark

Post Silk Road closure rebound levels are the new normal… at least on the Japanese exchange Yesterday’s vague statement by Mt Gox that has fully discouraged Bitcoin traders on the Japanese exchange has triggered somewhat of a capitulation on the Bitcoin market. Prices have tanked just above post Silk Road closure levels around $91.50 and…

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