Illinois Judge Blocks Mt Gox CEO’s Bid to Weasle out of Bitcoin Trader Lawsuit

For Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of the shuttered Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange, the hits just keep on coming, this time from more than 6,000 miles away. An Illinois court in a Memorandum Opinion and Order issued on March 12 has denied Karpeles the chance to make a class action complaint in which he is named as a defendant go away, despite the fact that the infamous cryptocurrency exchange was based in Tokyo. Judge Gary Feinerman ruled that the class action complaint, which was introduced by former customers of Mt. Gox who claim they suffered financial losses, was within the

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