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BitInstant CEO arrested for alleged money laundering

Charlie Shrem allegedly worked with Robert Faiella, known as BTCKing in the Bitcoin community, to exchange more than $1 million in bitcoins for users to make illegal purchases on Silk Road.

By January 27, 2014

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People don't trust Google Glass or Bitcoin, if they've heard of them at all

Bitcoin isn't to be trusted and Google Glass should be banned, according to people surveyed recently, but at least they've heard of these new technologies.

By April 17, 2014

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Alleged Silk Road creator indicted on 'kingpin' charges

Ross Ulbricht, who allegedly went by "Dread Pirate Roberts" and operated the black market drug site, is charged with hacking, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and operating a criminal enterprise.

By February 4, 2014

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Senate panel launches inquiry in Bitcoin, other virtual currencies

Following suit with other government bodies, the Committee on Homeland Security asks financial regulators and law enforcement agencies to report on "threats and risks related to virtual currency."

By August 13, 2013

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Bitcoin comes under scrutiny from New York regulators

The state's Department of Financial Services issues several subpoenas to companies and people associated with virtual currencies, including Marc Andreessen and the Winklevoss twins.

By August 12, 2013

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Winklevoss twins work to make Bitcoin more legit with SEC filing

In an effort to boost the presence and tradability of the digital currency, the twins who accused Mark Zuckerberg of stealing the idea for Facebook file for a "Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust."

By July 1, 2013

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Winklevoss twins on Bitcoin: Time to work with the Feds

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who parlayed Facebook cash into a multimillion dollar Bitcoin stake, say making money means working with the Feds. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin Foundation is about to hire its first D.C. lobbyist.

By May 18, 2013

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Bitcoin-based credit card reportedly due in two months

BitInstant is close to introducing an international credit/debit card based on the peer-to-peer currency, according to an alleged interview with the exchange service's co-founder.

By August 21, 2012