Japanese police suspect Mt Gox Bitcoin robbery was mainly an inside job

  1. Nearly a year since the now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy, after losing a total of 850,000 bitcoins in what it claimed was a hack attack, Japan's police has found evidence that around 99 percent of the lost bitcoins disappeared...

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  2. JohnCB

    JohnCB TS Booster Posts: 118   +62

    Shocked. Shocked I tell you... /s
    Darth Shiv and TheLastPanda like this.
  3. Seraphim401

    Seraphim401 TS Enthusiast Posts: 58   +12

    Sorry for all who got Goxed.
  4. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,754   +1,107

    lol, right? Can you picture the planning conversation the thieves had?
    Thief #1 - "I know! We'll steal a fraction of a cent away from every Bitcoin transaction. Everyone will assume rounding errors! After a few months we'll have thousands of dollars!"
    Thief #2 - "Or we could just take everything and be millionaires by breakfast."
    Thief #1 - "Brilliant!"
  5. Nima304

    Nima304 TS Guru Posts: 365   +81

    You know, that's probably exactly how it happened.
  6. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,708   +1,887

    Wow, sharp as a tack those Japanese police are. Nothing gets by them.

    Now that they've broken this case wide open, I guess it's time for them to start training for when Godzilla comes back....(y) (And y'all know he will, right)?
    ikesmasher likes this.

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