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    Charlie Shrem Went To Jail One Year Ago Today

    One year ago today, former BitInstant CEO and early Bitcoin proponent Charlie Shrem began serving his two-year prison sentence. The former CEO of BitInstant, a popular Bitcoin exchange in the early days of Bitcoin, was arrested at JFK airport in January 2014. He was just 24 year old. Also Read: Synthetic Cannabis Proliferates On The Dark Web $1 Million In Laundered Bitcoins Later convicted of abetting more than $1 million in bitcoin sales to Silk

    · March 30, 2016 · 6:00 am