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Author Topic: [2014-09-05] Bitcoin Exchange CEO Pleads Guilty to Enabling Silk Road Drug Deals  (Read 568 times)
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September 05, 2014, 08:33:56 AM
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http://www.wired.com/2014/09/bitcoin-exchange-ceo-pleads-guilty-in-silk-road-case/

Robert Faiella and Charlie Shrem opted to travel down a crooked path—running an illegal money transmitting business that catered to criminals bent on trafficking narcotics on the dark web drug site, Silk Road,” Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement. “The approximately $1 million in Bitcoins Faiella and Shrem sold to these outlaws cost them a lot more than they bargained for and bought them today’s convictions.

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