Mt. Gox Creditors Seek More Than $22 Billion: Claims Investigation Extended

Nearly 25,000 creditors are claiming JPY 2,663,398,225,570 (more than $22 billion USD) from Mt. Gox Co. Ltd., according to bankruptcy trustee attorney Nobuaki Kobayashi. Kobayashi filed a report with the Tokyo District Court, Collegiate Section of the 20th Civil Division. The report summarizes the status of claims against the bankrupt company, along with the status of the investigation into the disappearance of bitcoins from the exchange.

The trustee published the report distributed at the fourth credits meeting, according to

Report Lists Assets and Balance Sheet

As of Sept. 8, 2015, the bankruptcy trustee has secured JPY 1,242,068,375, i.e., a decrease of approximately JPY 130,000,000 from the time of the third creditors’ meeting. The list of assets and balance sheet does not include bitcoin held by the bankrupt entity or claims for return of bitcoin, which constitute the bankruptcy claim.

“I continue to strive for the possible collection of assets,” Kobayashi stated in the report.

The amount of bitcoin managed by the bankruptcy estate is 202,159.34071488 BTC. “Currently, I am still investigating the existence of BTC remaining in the bankrupt entity’s data, and it is planned that as soon as such BTC are found I will move them to

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