Newsflash: Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox: Mark Karpeles Receives Suspended Sentence

The Wall Street Journal reports that the verdict is in on Mark Karpeles. He was found guilty on just one charge: producing illegal records. The rest of the charges, including the loss of millions of dollars in Bitcoin, were dropped. Further, he was handed a suspended sentence. Karpeles Beats Most Charges, Receives Suspended Sentence for Producing Illegal Records In the US justice system, at least, a suspended sentence basically means that as long as the accused keeps their nose clean, they never have to go to jail. Karpeles’ defense attorneys used the fact that he hid the true state of

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