Charlie Shrem


Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

Shrem was charged in January following an investigation into Silk Road...

Dec 21 2014, 12:26pm CST

Bitcoin Charlie Shrem Defiant In First Public Appearance Since Arrest

Indicted Bitcoin Mogul Charlie Shrem Defiant In First Public Appearance Since Arrest

Before he was charged with money laundering in January, Charlie Shrem was a board member of the government-friendly Bitcoin Fou...

Mar 5 2014, 7:01pm CST

The End Of The (Silk) Road For Bitcoin Millionaire As IRS, Fed

The End Of The (Silk) Road For Bitcoin Millionaire As IRS, Fed Agencies Make Arrests

We used to assume that crime happened in predictable places: dark alleys and dicey street corners. In reality, some of the bigg...

Feb 1 2014, 6:25am CST

Bitcoin Investors Seek 'Safe Harbor' Exceptions In Proposed 'BitLicense' Regulat

Bitcoin Investors Seek 'Safe Harbor' Exceptions In Proposed 'BitLicense' Regulations

Bitcoin’s reputation may have been bruised by its connection to the Silk Road black market and Monday’s indictment of Bitcoin F...

Jan 28 2014, 10:55pm CST

NY 'Silk Road' bust arrests 2 Bitcoin operators

NY 'Silk Road' bust arrests 2 Bitcoin operators

2 Bitcoin exchangers arrested in 'Silk Road' drug prosecution are charged with conspiracy NEW YORK (AP) — The top executive of...

Jan 28 2014, 3:52am CST

 BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem Arrest shocks Winklevosses, Bitcoin Community

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem Arrest shocks Winklevosses, Bitcoin Community

This morning, the Bitcoin community was rocked by the news that a vaunted start-up CEO had been arrested for money laundering....

Jan 28 2014, 3:25am CST