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Author Topic: [2014-12-22] The Guardian: Bitcoin entrepreneur sentenced to two years in prison  (Read 490 times)
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December 23, 2014, 06:47:33 PM

Another coverage on Charlie Shrem's sentence:

The bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has been sentenced to two years in jail for his part in a money laundering scheme, after a bitcoin exchange he ran was found to be aiding users of the Silk Road black market.

Shrem was previously a senior figure in the bitcoin community, sitting on the board of the foundation which oversees the cryptocurrency, while also running his own exchange, BitInstant. He resigned as a board member after his arrest in January.

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