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Author Topic: [2014-09-05] Promoters plead guilty to unlicensed use of currency  (Read 574 times)
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/04/usa-crime-bitcoin-idUSL1N0R52VM20140904

A man who helped to promote bitcoin wants to remain in the business despite pleading guilty Thursday to indirectly helping send more than $1 million in the digital currency to users of the illicit online marketplace Silk Road, his lawyer said.

Charlie Shrem, 24, pleaded guilty at a hearing in New York federal court to one count of aiding and abetting an unlicensed money transmitting business.

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