Published on September 16th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
Man Pleads Guilty in Dade County’s First Bitcoin Case
Pascal Reid will serve 90 days in jail with credit for time served in 2014.
New Video in Alleged Bitcoin Laundering Scheme
On their own, Bitcoins are neither good nor bad.
Bitcoins are becoming more common at South Florida establishments, and are also accepted by some online merchandisers including Tiger Direct and Overstock.com.
“Bitcoins are just a new tool in the cyber criminal’s toolkit,” Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Rundle said in a statement.
“The prosecutors of my Cyber Crimes Unit were proud to work hand-in-hand with the United States Secret Service and the Miami Beach Police Department to develop 21st Century approaches to halting these new criminal activities.”
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