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MtGox opens call center after $500 million Bitcoin loss

The MtGox Bitcoin exchange, which last week sought bankruptcy protection in Japan, opened a helpline for anxious customers on Monday after unveiling a massive loss in a possible theft. The troubled exchange filed for protection with the Tokyo District Court Friday, admitting that it had lost nearly half a billion…

Japananese authorities examining bitcoin exchange after reported massive theft

Japanese authorities were Wednesday probing the troubled MtGox bitcoin exchange after claims of a multi-million dollar theft from its digital vaults, as US prosecutors reportedly served a subpoena on the company. The moves came the day after the website of Tokyo-based MtGox went dark, possibly heralding huge losses for investors,…