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Bitcoin promoter gets 2 years for Silk Road money laundering

Charlie Shrem admitted to helping send money on behalf of an operator of illegal bitcoin exchange called BTCKing

Manhattan

CHARLIE Shrem, the former Bitcoin Foundation Inc executive who pleaded guilty to charges tied to the illicit online bazaar "Silk Road", was sentenced to two years in prison by a judge who rejected his bid to remain free and "change the world".

Shrem, 25, a prominent