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# mtgox - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again?

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox, went on trial this week over the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

# mtgox - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

MtGox abandons its plans to rebuild and files for liquidation

If the Tokyo court approves of MtGox’s request, a trustee will be appointed, who will take over management of the company’s assets from its CEO, Mark Karpelés.

# mtgox - Friday 21 March, 2014

Imagine finding €87mn 'in an old wallet'. Bitcoin exchange MtGox did just that

The Tokyo-based digital currency had previously lost 850,000 coins worth nearly €368 million.

# mtgox - Monday 10 March, 2014

Bitcoin exchange MtGox files for US bankruptcy protection

The move temporarily suspends US legal action against the company which the company claims will cost it significantly.

# mtgox - Saturday 8 March, 2014

6 myths about Bitcoin that everyone thinks are true

They think it’s all over but…

# mtgox - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Japan expected to impose taxes and regulations on bitcoin this week

The country is expected to issue new guidelines on bitcoin this week which will prevent banks from opening accounts or serving as bitcoin exchanges

# mtgox - Monday 3 March, 2014

MtGox opens call centre after confirming €346 million bitcoin loss

The call centre was opened after the company lost approximately 750,000 bitcoin in a possible theft last week.

# mtgox - Friday 28 February, 2014

Bitcoin exchange MtGox files for bankruptcy after major theft

MtGox’s debts totaled more than $65 million and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoin, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.

# mtgox - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Top bitcoin exchange website disappears after fears of theft emerge

MtGox is currently offline after claims it saw more than 744,400 bitcoins stolen, worth more than $300 million in current trading figures.