Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan Worth Billions in Compensation Approved; Finalization to Follow


The finish of an extended journey is lastly in sight for the 1000’s of collectors who misplaced billions in funds in the notorious Mt. Gox hack.

In that hack, greater than 600,000 bitcoins have been siphoned off between 2011 and 2013, forcing the cryptocurrency alternate into chapter 11 in 2014.

Rehabilitation Trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi issued a statement Wednesday acknowledging the plan to reimburse victims has been accepted by the requisite variety of voting individuals.

  • The Civil Rehabilitation plan was first proposed in February. It laid out a scheme by which victims can be at the least partially compensated for funds misplaced in the hack.
  • Creditors have been ready to vote on the proposal between May 31 and Oct. 8. At least 50% of eligible voting shares wanted to be solid in favor of the proposal for it to go.
  • According to in the present day’s assertion, “approximately 99% of the voting rehabilitation creditors voted for the Draft Rehabilitation Plan, and approximately 83% of the total amount of voting rights was exercised in favor of the Draft Rehabilitation Plan.”
  • The plan shall be finalized on Nov. 20 and collectors shall be ready to take additional steps to lastly obtain their funds.
  • Kobayashi expressed “sincere gratitude to all involved parties for their understanding and support, which led to the approval of the Draft Rehabilitation Plan by a large majority of rehabilitation creditors and the confirmation order of the Rehabilitation Plan.”

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UPDATE (Oct. 20 21:54 UTC): Adds background in the second paragraph and hyperlink to assertion in the third paragraph.