Mark Karpelès, the fallen “baron” of bitcoin, launches a cryptocurrency rating agency

Published on: 04/22/2022 – 09:48Modified on: 04/22/2022 – 11:30 02:53 Mark Karpelès, the deposed Bitcoin “baron” launches a cryptocurrency rating agency © AFP Mark Karpelès was the boss of Mt Gox, the first big bitcoin platform in the early 2010s. He was convicted by the Japanese courts for having organized the looting of his platform, with a hack, before, eight years later, being cleared. He wants to get back to the forefront of the cryptocurrency scene and redeem himself by starting an anti-fraud agency. Constantin Simon and Louis Belin, France 24 correspondents in Japan, met him.