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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
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 05:50

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

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