- The former chief executive officer of Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles has just accused Gregory Greene of altering the facts of his claims against him.
- His response came earlier this week on the 16th of March for Greene’s justification for keeping the case going.
The former chief executive officer of the now-closed cryptocurrency platform Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles has just accused plaintiff Gregory Greene of altering the facts of his claims against him during the lawsuit. His response came earlier this week on the 16th of March for Greene’s justification for keeping the case going.
Litigation from Greene was initially filed in 2014 after the crypto exchange lost hundreds and thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin. Not long after that, the platform stopped its operations and the CEO has been in and out of court ever since.
Greene is the last remaining plaintiff in what was previously a class action case against Karpeles. He has voluntarily dismissed several other claims against the former CEO in the past.
Earlier this week, Karpeles claimed that the case brought against him should now be forgotten about and dismissed. He made the argument that the plaintiff has added several new allegations to support his claim that he was deceived about the safety of holding such cryptocurrency within Mt. Gox.
He has further said:
"The issue for the court is very straightforward: can plaintiff Gregory Greene pursue completely different and new factual theories for a common law fraud claim than what he pled in the operative complaint? Mr. Greene attempts to do what Seventh Circuit law plainly forbids: change the underlying basis of his fraud claims after defendant Mark Karpeles filed his motion for summary judgment."