Plastic surgeon-led consortium acquires $352m stake in South Korean crypto exchange

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Circuit boards sit on shelves at a cryptocurrency mining facility in Incheon, South Korea, on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

A group led by plastic surgeon and startup investor Kim Byung-gun is boosting its bet on Bithumb, one of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges.

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