- The CEO of hacked bitcoin exchange Mt Gox said that discovering he had lost £4.5 billion worth of customer money “felt like I was about to die.”
- Karpeles told the BBC that running the bitcoin exchange was a “daily nightmare” and a “constant race.”
- Karpeles has been released on bail from a prison in Japan.
Mark Karpeles, the CEO of hacked bitcoin exchange Mt Gox which lost £4.5 billion of its customers’ cryptocurrency, described in a new interview what it was like to realise that his exchange had been hacked.
“I would say it’s probably very close to like when you’re falling from a building,” Karpeles told BBC Radio 4’s “File On 4” show. “Obviously, the floor [was] getting close. It felt like I was about to die.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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