Posted 02/28/2014 at 2:12 PM
Posted 3 years ago
Filing for bankruptcy, on Friday in Japan comes the news out of Tokyo that Mt. Gox has fallen.
The calamitous situation has more woe in its plot line: Hackers attacked Mt. Gox’s hardly-failsafe computers making off with a half billion dollars in Bitcoin, which is the alleged story.
I wrote in a previous post on 2/19/2014 Enchanted Bitcoin ATM Debuts In New Mexico Cigar Shop — and it may be quite a stretch — but check this out: There is a Bitcoin ATM in Albuquerque New Mexico in the United States and that camera, I have no doubt, is being watched 24/7 and someone involved in the hack scheme may just stop by for a linking banking activity!
Now with that little bit of levity out of the way.
Despite all that has happened Mt. Gox’s CEO Mark Karpeles, who is a Frenchman, spoke in Japanese, at the site that is offering him and his company shelter from the storm.
Tokyo District Court: The firm collapsed on a “weakness in our system” and playing politics, or maybe its his nature to be optimistic, the head honcho’s mood appears hopeful, yet discontent, as a careful take on what else he said reveals.