California Man Faces Up to Five Years for “Unlicensed” Bitcoin (BTC) Sales

A US citizen from California has just pled guilty in federal court for operating an “unlicensed money business” selling Bitcoin (BTC), called The Department of Justice (DoJ) released a press release about the case yesterday, October 29th.

Unlicensed Bitcoin (BTC) Sales

Jacob Burrell Campos has admitted to selling “hundreds of thousands” of dollars in Bitcoin (BTC) to over 1,000 customers on The transactions took place from January 2015 to April 2016. The DoJ has characterized his sales as an unregistered ‘Bitcoin exchange.’

Burrell failed to register his business with the US Financial …

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