Bitcoin executive charged in money laundering scheme

  • Updated: January 27, 2014 - 8:07 PM

Charlie Shrem, who became a tycoon at 24 in the virtual currency Bitcoin, was arrested Monday and charged with money laundering in connection with a scheme to sell more than $1 million in Bitcoins to people trafficking drugs on the Silk Road ­website.

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