Published on August 3rd, 2018 | by bitcoin0
Us court takes 81 BTC then sends bitcoin trader to jail
A U.S. district judge has ordered a bitcoin trader to forfeit 81 bitcoins and sentenced him to 41 months in prison for money laundering.
Thomas Mario Costanzo, also known as Morpheus Titania, sold bitcoins to undercover federal agents pretending to be drug dealers, according to the Department of Justice.
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41 Months in Prison
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday, August 1, that District Judge G. Murray Snow has sentenced a bitcoin trader to 41 months in prison.
Thomas Mario Costanzo, also known as Morpheus Titania, has been sentenced to “41 months’ imprisonment, with credit for time served since his arrest in April 2017,” the notice reads.
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