How much money was lost when it shut down? (You can also edit the wiki page and add this info). Best estimates of course.

  • Did they run off with the money but claimed they were "hacked"?
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According to this speculative thread at bitcointalk.org forums, a minimum of 27,000 BTC (worth $370,000 USD at that time), with a possible maximum of 75,000 BTC, estimated.

Here's a screen cap of the first post in the thread, in case the forum later disappears:

1st post in bitcointalk.org forum thread on 2011 MyBitcoin losses

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