Mark Karpelès News

Mark Karpelès is the former CEO of defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox. Karpelès presided over the exchange during its collapse in 2014 but has never faced charges related to the theft of the 850,000 Bitcoin that were lost. In 2019 he was found guilty of exchange data manipulation by a Japanese court but avoided jail. Karpelès still faces civil suits from investors who lost funds due to the Mt. Gox hack.