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11/6/14 REUTERS 20:03:32
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November 6, 2014
Texan charged in first bitcoin securities fraud Ponzi case
Jonathan Stempel
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Texas man who operated Bitcoin Savings and Trust was charged on Thursday with bilking his investors, in what prosecutors called the first federal criminal securities fraud case arising from a bitcoin-related Ponzi scheme....
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News Subject: (Crime (1CR87); Securities Law (1SE59); Financial Fraud (1FI18); Social Issues (1SO05); Fraud (1FR30); Funding Instruments (1FU41))
Industry: (Household (1HO53); Home Appliances (1HO19); Shavers (1SH52); Consumer Electronics (1CO61); Consumer Products & Services (1CO62); Investment Management (1IN34); Financial Services (1FI37); Securities Investment (1SE57); Small Electrical Appliances (1SM28))
Region: (Americas (1AM92); U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region (1MI18); U.S. Southwest Region (1SO89); USA (1US73); Texas (1TE14); New York (1NE72); North America (1NO39))
Language: EN
Other Indexing: (Gallagher; Trendon Shavers; Amos Mazzant; Edgar Su; Preet Bharara)
Keywords: securities (MCC:f); (N2:US); (N2:USANY); (N2:AMERS); (N2:USA); (MCCL:OVR); (MCCL:OEC)
Word Count: 492
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