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Is it the beginning of the end for Bitcoin?

Jens Kalaene /DPA/LANDOV

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Shares of the virtual currency Bitcoin are plummeting after its main trading platform abruptly went offline this month.

One blogger likened it to the failure of Bear Stearns -- the canary in the coal mine before the 2008 Financial Crisis. To help try to begin to explain this we called Cameron Ken, a Certified Public Accountant and a contributor at Forbes.