Mizuho, one of Japan’ h three largest banks and the financial partner of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been named as a defendant within two class action legal cases stemming from the exchange’ h insolvency.
Reuters reported that the megabank was called as a defendant in the current US lawsuit in which Mt. Gox is accused associated with defrauding customers, and a Canadian class action lawsuit blaming Gox for a security infringement that allowed hackers to steal an alarming 800, 000+ bitcoins.
It is still not known for sure what happened to Mt. Gox’ h bitcoins, whether they have been dropped, stolen or remain “ temporarily unavailable“.
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