Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange head arrested The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 million.
Source: The Associated Press
Winklevoss twins file paperwork to operate Gemini bitcoin exchange NEW YORK, July 24- Investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss earlier this week filed paperwork to operate a bitcoin exchange called Gemini for both individual and institutional investors in New York state, a spokeswoman said on Friday. The twins, best known for accusing Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, want to make the digital currency...
| By: Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss
Fearing return to drachma, some Greeks use bitcoin to dodge capital controls *Transaction volumes hit record high as Greece defaulted. LONDON, July 2- There is at least one legal way to get your euros out of Greece these days, to guard against the prospect that they might be devalued into drachmas: convert them into bitcoin. New customers depositing at least 50 euros with BTCGreece, the only Greece- based bitcoin exchange, open only to Greeks,...
| By: Jemima Kelly