Mt. Gox exhibition held open after discovery scale theft ‘




Mt. Gox remained for weeks Bitcoins trading after the exchange discovered that a large number of bitcoins was lost. This is clear from the application of bankruptcy of the fair. Mt. Gox lost a total of 850,000 bitcoins.

mt.gox In the U.S. faillissementsaanraag the CEO of Mt. Writes Gox, Robert Karpeles, according to Computerworld that the exchange already on February 7, knew that there are large numbers of Bitcoins missing. That day was also withdrawing funds made possible by the Bitcoin exchange.

Nevertheless, made Mt. Gox buying and selling Bitcoins for weeks as possible: the Bitcoin exchange was closed until 25 February. That would mean that customers have filed for Bitcoins Mt. Bitcoins money Gox not had in his possession. Computerworld estimates that Mt. Gox least $ 900,000 in transaction fees should have won after February 7. That equates to approximately 650,000 euros. Mt. Gox earned money to skim off a percentage of the purchased or sold bitcoins: depending on the number of transactions that someone did was that 0.25 to 0.6 percent.

Mt. Gox has lost a total of 850,000 bitcoins to the theft, the details of which are still missing. Of those 850,000 Bitcoins, which has a value of approximately 388 million euros representations, there were 100,000 of Mt. Gox itself and 750,000 customers.


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