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}}'''Mark Marie Robert Karpelès''',<ref name="US Bankruptcy Court case 14-31229-sgj15">{{cite document|title=Declaration of Mark Marie Mark Karpeles |url=http://www.scribd.com/doc/211626536/Karpeles-Declaration|publisher=US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division|accessdate=13 March 2014|page=1|format=PDF}} The document, signed by "Robert Marie Mark Karpeles", was published by ''Ars Technica'' on the Scribd website, and according to ''Ars Technica'' is a court document filed in US Bankruptcy Court.</ref><ref name=farivar2014>{{cite news | url=http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/03/mtgox-files-for-us-bankruptcy-protection-to-put-ongoing-lawsuits-on-hold/ | work=Ars Technica | title=MtGox files for US bankruptcy protection to put lawsuits on hold | first=Cyrus | last=Farivar | date=2014-03-10 }}</ref> also sometimes known by his online alias '''MagicalTux''', was the CEO of [[Mt. Gox]].<ref name=copainsdavant>{{cite web|url= http://copainsdavant.linternaute.com/p/mark-robert-karpeles-4285933 |title= Mark Robert KARPELÈS, 28 ans (TOKYO, CHATILLON SUR MARNE, PARIS) |work= Copains d'avant – L'Internaute |publisher= CCM Benchmark Group |language= French |accessdate= 2014-02-27}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|url= http://www.forbes.com/sites/leoking/2014/02/26/mt-gox-ceo-mark-karpeles-i-am-still-in-japan/ |title= Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles: 'I am still in Japan' |date= 2014-02-26 |work= Forbes |last= King |first= Leo |accessdate= 2014-02-27}}</ref> He moved to Japan in 2009.<ref>{{cite news|work= The Wall Street Journal |title= Bitcoin's Mt. Gox: a look at the man in charge |first= Eleanor |last= Warnock |first2= Takashi |last2= Mochizuki |date= 2014-02-28 |url= http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304071004579407022025451070 }}</ref><ref>{{cite news|url= http://www.20minutes.fr/high-tech/1309930-20140227-mtgox-mark-karpeles-entrepreneur-francais-coeur-scandale-bitcoin |title= MtGox: Mark Karpèles, un "supergeek" français au cœur du scandale bitcoin |work= 20 Minutes |language= French |date= 2014-02-27 |last= Philippe |first= Berry |accessdate= 2014-02-27}}</ref>
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}}'''Mark Marie Robert Karpelès''',<ref name="US Bankruptcy Court case 14-31229-sgj15">{{cite document|title=Declaration of Mark Marie Mark Karpeles |url=http://www.scribd.com/doc/211626536/Karpeles-Declaration|publisher=US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division|accessdate=13 March 2014|page=1|format=PDF}} The document, signed by "Robert Marie Mark Karpeles", was published by ''Ars Technica'' on the Scribd website, and according to ''Ars Technica'' is a court document filed in US Bankruptcy Court.</ref><ref name=farivar2014>{{cite news | url=http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/03/mtgox-files-for-us-bankruptcy-protection-to-put-ongoing-lawsuits-on-hold/ | work=Ars Technica | title=MtGox files for US bankruptcy protection to put lawsuits on hold | first=Cyrus | last=Farivar | date=2014-03-10 }}</ref> also sometimes known by his online alias '''MagicalTux''', was the CEO of [[Mt. Gox]].<ref name=copainsdavant>{{cite web|url= http://copainsdavant.linternaute.com/p/mark-robert-karpeles-4285933 |title= Mark Robert KARPELÈS, 28 ans (TOKYO, CHATILLON SUR MARNE, PARIS) |work= Copains d'avant – L'Internaute |publisher= CCM Benchmark Group |language= French |accessdate= 2014-02-27}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|url= http://www.forbes.com/sites/leoking/2014/02/26/mt-gox-ceo-mark-karpeles-i-am-still-in-japan/ |title= Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles: 'I am still in Japan' |date= 2014-02-26 |work= Forbes |last= King |first= Leo |accessdate= 2014-02-27}}</ref>
  
 
==Early life and education==
 
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According to Jason Mick of Dailytech, Karpelès was found guilty of a financial computer crime and of money transfer fraud when he was somewhere between 13 and 18 years old. The court apparently gave him a 3 month suspended sentence and no criminal record.<ref name=mick2014/> The legitimacy of these claims is disputed.
 
According to Jason Mick of Dailytech, Karpelès was found guilty of a financial computer crime and of money transfer fraud when he was somewhere between 13 and 18 years old. The court apparently gave him a 3 month suspended sentence and no criminal record.<ref name=mick2014/> The legitimacy of these claims is disputed.
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In 2009, Karpelès moved to Japan.<ref>{{cite news|work= The Wall Street Journal |title= Bitcoin's Mt. Gox: a look at the man in charge |first= Eleanor |last= Warnock |first2= Takashi |last2= Mochizuki |date= 2014-02-28 |url= http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304071004579407022025451070 }}</ref><ref>{{cite news|url= http://www.20minutes.fr/high-tech/1309930-20140227-mtgox-mark-karpeles-entrepreneur-francais-coeur-scandale-bitcoin |title= MtGox: Mark Karpèles, un "supergeek" français au cœur du scandale bitcoin |work= 20 Minutes |language= French |date= 2014-02-27 |last= Philippe |first= Berry |accessdate= 2014-02-27}}</ref>
 
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Revision as of 22:12, 31 July 2015

Mark Karpelès
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Names/AliasesMagicalTux
Born (1985-06-01) June 1, 1985 (age 37)
Active2010-present
Known forMt. Gox
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Mark Marie Robert Karpelès,[1][2] also sometimes known by his online alias MagicalTux, was the CEO of Mt. Gox.[3][4]

Early life and education

Karpelès was born in Chenôve, France in 1985, the child of Anne Karpelès, a geologist.[5] He was raised in Dijon.[5][6] Between 1995 and 2000, Karpelès was educated at Collège Prieuré de Binson in Châtillon-sur-Marne and Prieuré De Binson in Dormans.[3] He then spent one year at Lycée Claude Bernard in Paris, before completing his education in 2003 at Lycée Louis Armand in Paris.[3]

According to Jason Mick of Dailytech, Karpelès was found guilty of a financial computer crime and of money transfer fraud when he was somewhere between 13 and 18 years old. The court apparently gave him a 3 month suspended sentence and no criminal record.[6] The legitimacy of these claims is disputed.

In 2009, Karpelès moved to Japan.[7][8]

References

  1. Template:Cite document The document, signed by "Robert Marie Mark Karpeles", was published by Ars Technica on the Scribd website, and according to Ars Technica is a court document filed in US Bankruptcy Court.
  2. Farivar, Cyrus (2014-03-10). "MtGox files for US bankruptcy protection to put lawsuits on hold". Ars Technica. http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/03/mtgox-files-for-us-bankruptcy-protection-to-put-ongoing-lawsuits-on-hold/.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Mark Robert KARPELÈS, 28 ans (TOKYO, CHATILLON SUR MARNE, PARIS)" (in French). Copains d'avant – L'Internaute. CCM Benchmark Group. http://copainsdavant.linternaute.com/p/mark-robert-karpeles-4285933. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  4. King, Leo (2014-02-26). "Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles: 'I am still in Japan'". Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/sites/leoking/2014/02/26/mt-gox-ceo-mark-karpeles-i-am-still-in-japan/. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gautronneau, Vincent (2014-01-03). "Le génie côte-d'orien qui fait trembler le net" (in French). Le Journal de Saône et Loire. http://www.lejsl.com/saone-et-loire/2014/03/01/un-qi-superieur-a-la-moyenne.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Mick, Jason (March 5, 2014). "Bitcoin King: Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpelès' History of Arrests, Firings". DailyTech. http://www.dailytech.com/Bitcoin+King+Mt+Gox+CEO+Mark+Karpels+History+of+Arrests+Firings/article34442.htm. Retrieved March 9, 2014.
  7. Warnock, Eleanor; Mochizuki, Takashi (2014-02-28). "Bitcoin's Mt. Gox: a look at the man in charge". The Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304071004579407022025451070.
  8. Philippe, Berry (2014-02-27). "MtGox: Mark Karpèles, un "supergeek" français au cœur du scandale bitcoin" (in French). 20 Minutes. http://www.20minutes.fr/high-tech/1309930-20140227-mtgox-mark-karpeles-entrepreneur-francais-coeur-scandale-bitcoin. Retrieved 2014-02-27.

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