BitInstant Criminal Complaint Highlights

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According to Reuters, “Federal prosecutors in New York announced charges against Charlie Shrem and Robert Faiella, both operators of bitcoin exchange businesses, for attempting to sell $1 million in the digital currency to users of the underground black market website Silk Road, which was shut down by authorities in September.”

The entire complaint can be found here, but we’ve done the dirty work and dug up all the good bits:

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“[W]e will not have criminals as clients”. Oops!