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[CNN Money]Mt.Gox finds 200,000 bitcoins in old wallet

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http://money.cnn.com/2014/03/21/technology/mt-gox-missing-bitcoin/index.html?hpt=hp_t2
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Mt.Gox CEO Mark Karpeles said in a statement that the bitcoins had been uncovered in an old-format wallet that was thought to be empty. Bitcoin wallets allow users to store the digital currency and execute transactions.

How do you forget about $120 million dollars worth of BTC (at the current rate of $600)?
Edited by Xylene - 3/21/14 at 3:04am
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/facepalm.....Now do they actually know who they belong to? How on earth to you not know you have 200,000BTC in a wallet.......
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/facepalm.....Now do they actually know who they belong to? How on earth to you not know you have 200,000BTC in a wallet.......
It sounds like BS to me. I personally think someone (Mark Karpeles) is started to crap their pants and is "finding" all this lost money.
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http://money.cnn.com/2014/03/21/technology/mt-gox-missing-bitcoin/index.html?hpt=hp_t2
How do you forget about $12 million dollars worth of BTC (at the current rate of $600)?

I think you mean $120 million? thumb.gif
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It sounds like BS to me. I personally think someone (Mark Karpeles) is started to crap their pants and is "finding" all this lost money.

You're probably right. Considering all the stories about how druglords are using BTC I'd imagine they (Mt Gox) will be having some VERY unsavory characters knocking on their doors.
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I think you mean $120 million? thumb.gif
Gah, my stupid eyes. It's still early and the calculator on my computer does not have commas. I kept staring at the screen when i did it and saying "how many 0's is that?" while squinting. Fixed.
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post #7 of 22
Looks like they can recoup some of their lawsuit fees
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Who really cares?
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Who really cares?

You cared enough to probably read the article and take the time to post about it. So to answer your question, obviously you care.
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well that should put the left over coins at 300k now but i bet people get none of it and gox finds a way to pocket it all.
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