Bitcoin’s ‘First Felon’ Charlie Shrem Begins 2-Year Sentence

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem starts his stint in prison today, having been sentenced in December to 2 years behind bars.

The 25-year-old will certainly serve his time at Lewisburg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania for helping and abetting the operation of an unlicensed cash transmitting business.

“Naturally I’m frightened, however I’ll survive it. I have actually prepared,” he told CoinDesk in a current interview.Continue reading at CoinDesk CoinDesk

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