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Where’s the Justice? Mt. Gox CEO Escapes Embezzlement Verdict to Appeal Manipulation Charge

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The former chief executive of shuttered bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is going for the trifecta now that his trial is over. Mark Karpeles got off scot-free on charges of embezzlement and breach of trust. While he was charged with manipulating electronic data on the trading platform, he plans to appeal the conviction, the Associated Press reports. In a blow to victims of what once was once the most heavily traded bitcoin exchange, prosecutors have now decided not to fight the Tokyo District Court’s March 15 embezzlement ruling that cleared Karpeles of wrongdoing despite some shady behavior leading up to the

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