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Bitcoin promoter pleads guilty to unlicensed use of currency

Bitcoin promoter Charlie Shrem walks out of federal court in Lower Manhattan, New York September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Bitcoin promoter Charlie Shrem walks out of federal court in Lower Manhattan, New York September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Bitcoin promoter Charlie Shrem walks out of federal court in Lower Manhattan, New York September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Robert Faiella (L), the accused co-conspirator of Bitcoin promoter Charlie Shrem (not pictured), walks out of federal court in Lower Manhattan, New York September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Robert Faiella (L), the accused co-conspirator of Bitcoin promoter Charlie Shrem (not pictured), walks out of federal court in Lower Manhattan, New York September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Robert Faiella (L), the accused co-conspirator of Bitcoin promoter Charlie Shrem (not pictured), walks out of federal court in Lower Manhattan, New York September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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