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Latest News Wires Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy in Japan

The CEO of the Tokyo-based exchange says over 800 thousand bitcoins, worth millions of dollars, are missing.

By Yuri KageyamaAssociated Press / February 28, 2014

Kyodo News/AP

The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.