30 Jan '17, 4pm

Former Fed employee fined for installing bitcoin software on Fed server

A former Federal Reserve employee was sentenced to 12 months’ probation and issued a $5,000 fine for installing unauthorized bitcoin software on a Fed server, a government watchdog said Monday. Nicholas Berthaume, who worked as a network systems communications analyst at the Fed board in Washington, installed the software so he could connect to an online bitcoin network to earn bitcoins, the Fed’s inspector general said. The...

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