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Prosecutors file charges against ex-CEO of Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange

© Reuters. Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, attends a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors have filed charges against Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, accusing him of stealing $2.7 million of clients' money, media reported.

The French-born Karpeles, 30, was arrested last month in connection with...