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Japan Today reported "MtGox founder gets suspended sentence for data tampering: acquitted of embezzlement" on Friday

[] Prosecutors had claimed the high-rolling Frenchman, 33, splashed the ill-gotten proceeds on a luxury lifestyle, as well as on overseas trips for his estranged wife They had called for him to spend 10 years behind bars It has since slumped and is now worth just under $4,000 The founder of the MtGox bitcoin exchange received a suspended jail sentence of two and a half years after a Japanese court Friday found him guilty on charges of data manipulation. The court convicted Mark Karpeles, a 33-year-old Frenchman, for falsifying computer data but acquitted him over charges of embezzling…

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