Japan investigates closure Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox




The Japanese government is investigating the sudden closure of Mt. Gox, long time the largest Bitcoin exchange in the world. Rumor has it that Mt. Gox has been the victim of a robbery million, or even committed fraud.

Bitcoin The Japanese authorities are currently working on gathering intelligence, says a spokesman for the Japanese government versus Reuters. Mt. Gox is located in the Japanese capital Tokyo. According to The Wall Street Journal Mt. Has Gox also received a subpoena from the U.S. prosecution.

Earlier this week closed Mt. Gox suddenly its doors to give. Apparent reason without incurring It was a long time is not possible to write about. Bitcoins That happened on the Bitcoin exchange that the platform was vulnerable to the transaction silly ability vulnerability. Which allows a third party matches the hash of a new transaction without the signature is invalid. If the abuser is fast, his version of the two transactions can be validated.

A leaked document , whose authenticity could not be confirmed, suggesting that the problem has ensured that there are 744 408 Bitcoins, with a value of at least EUR 300 million, have been stolen in recent years. Critics, however, can not, and the rumor goes that the Mt. Gox is behind the theft itself. The whistleblower who leaked the document, suspects Mt. Gox them together with a number to have committed. Other Bitcoin exchanges fraud

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