Mt Gox files for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo: media

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Posted: Feb 28, 2014 4:46 AM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mt. Gox, once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange, has filed for bankruptcy protection at the Tokyo District Court, Japanese media reported on Friday.

The website of Tokyo-based Mt. Gox went dark on Tuesday, raising concerns about the future of the unregulated virtual currency.

(Reporting by Sophie Knight and Nathan Layne; Editing by Edmund Klamann)