TOKYO — The website of major Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox is offline amid reports it suffered a debilitating theft, a new setback for efforts to gain legitimacy for the virtual currency.
A man looks at the bitcoin exchange website of MtGox in Tokyo on Feb 25, 2014.
The URL of the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox was returning a blank page. The disappearance of the site follows the resignation Sunday of Mt.Gox from the board of the Bitcoin Foundation, a group seeking legitimacy for the currency.
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