Florida Bitcoin Trader Faces Felony Charges for Selling Crypto to Undercover Police

It’s a case of police entrapment that goes beyond the pale. After a ruling Wednesday by the U.S. Third District Court of appeals, a Florida man will have to face a trial by jury over felony charges in Miami for selling bitcoin to undercover police. Felony Charges for a Victimless Crime? “Espinoza’s bitcoins-for-cash business requires him to register as a payment instrument seller and money transmitter” under Florida financial statutes, the court ruled Wednesday, adding that he was “not merely selling his own personal bitcoins, he was marketing a business.” Now he’ll face serious felony charges for money laundering as

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Since leaving prison, Charlie Shrem has purchased two Maseratis, two powerboats and a $2 million house in Florida. The Winklevoss twins think Shrem used money he stole from them. They are suing to get it back.

Since leaving prison, Charlie Shrem has purchased two Maseratis, two powerboats and a $  2 million house in Florida. The Winklevoss twins think Shrem used money he stole from them. They are suing to get it back. submitted by /u/127fascination
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