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The Corrupt History of Mt. Gox, Once the Largest Bitcoin Exchange in the World

A man holds a bitcoin medal as members of bitcoin trading club hold a meeting in Tokyo on February 27, 2014. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
A man holds a bitcoin medal as members of bitcoin trading club hold a meeting in Tokyo on February 27, 2014. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

In February of 2014, Mt. Gox, then the largest Bitcoin exchange in the world, was shut down and $500 million worth of Bitcoin and fiat...

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