Virtual Bitcoins worth $425 million disappear

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One of the largest online exchanges for Bitcoins, a digital cryptocurrency “mined” by computers, has closed down amid allegations of theft. The founder of the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox website admitted his company lost 850,000 Bitcoins, valued at about $425 million. Hari Sreenivasan reports.