Kraken Selected for MtGox Investigation

Kraken Selected for MtGox Investigation

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange. Bitcoin exchange Kraken has been selected to aid in the investigation of missing Bitcoin following the heist at the Mt Gox exchange. Kraken will also be involved in the distribution of remaining assets to the creditors. This decision was arrived at after an extensive evaluation process where multiple companies were considered and vetted. Kraken stood out for several reasons, chief among them being its proven track record in managing its exchange. The company has demonstrated stability and reliability in customer support. It also possesses sufficient expertise to....


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