29 Jan '14, 4am

Meet The 'Bitcoin Millionaire' Arrested For Allegedly Helping Silk Road Launder $1 Million

Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Jon Matonis said in a press release: As a foundation, we need to remain focused on our core mission to standardize, protect, and promote the Bitcoin core protocol. While Charlie has contributed a great deal of personal effort and resources to enhance the adoption of Bitcoin worldwide, a prolonged legal dispute would inevitably detract from advancing that core mission. Therefore, in order to focus on his pending trial, it has been mutually decided that Charlie Shrem resign from the Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Board accepted that resignation today. The Bitcoin Foundation's board members aren't the only ones distancing themselves from Shrem in the wake of his arrest. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who invested in Bitcoin in 2012, had this to say after word got out about the arrest: When we invested in BitInstant in the f...

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mashable.com 27 Jan '14, 5pm

Federal law enforcement officials have arrested the CEO of a Bitcoin exchange platform and an alleged co-conspirator in co...

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wired.com 28 Jan '14, 8am

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forbes.com 27 Jan '14, 5pm

The Department of Justice announced Monday that it’s arrested Charlie Shrem, CEO of the Bitcoin payment processor BitInsta...

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rt.com 27 Jan '14, 4pm

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money.cnn.com 27 Jan '14, 5pm

Charlie Shrem, at center, is the CEO of BitInstant. He was arrested by federal authorities on Sunday. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) ...

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businessinsider.com 27 Jan '14, 4pm

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, James J. Hunt, the Acting Special-Agent-i...

Winklevosses, Bitcoin community shocked by the arrest of BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem

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forbes.com 27 Jan '14, 9pm

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Bitcoin Foundation vice chair arrested for money laundering

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theguardian.com 27 Jan '14, 5pm

A senior figure in the Bitcoin Foundation, which lobbies on behalf of the digital currency has been arrested for conspirac...

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technologyreview.com 27 Jan '14, 11pm

One of the pioneering entrepreneurs involved in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin was arrested today at New York’s John F. Kenned...

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dealbook.nytimes.com 27 Jan '14, 8pm

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tekno.kompas.com 29 Jan '14, 12am

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coindesk.com 29 Jan '14, 1am

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coindesk.com 28 Jan '14, 3pm

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forbes.com 28 Jan '14, 8pm

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straitstimes.com 28 Jan '14, 5am

A man in his forties was arrested on Tuesday morning after he held up traffic along Bedok Road by throwing chairs from a r...