In the US arrested another merchant bitcoin on Localbitcoins

This week a woman from Los Angeles was sentenced for money laundering, according to Bitcoin. 50-year-old Teresa Tetley called themselves “Bitcoin Maven” and sell bitcoin on Localbitcoins. In just a year she managed to earn about 300 thousand dollars.

Fraud on Localbitcoins

The power structure of the state was arrested by Tetley under the pretext of “cooperation with traders on the black market.” Woman sold bitcoins without any registration in the official financial services of the United States. The Prosecutor’s office established that the total volume of trading transactions Tetley cryptocurrency exceeded $ 6 million.

The defendant used the nickname Bitcoin Maven and worked with Localbitcoins from 2014 to 2017. Tetley pleaded guilty, her lawyer insisted on the deprivation of liberty of up to one year. The Prosecutor went to the deal and convinced the judge to sentence the woman to 30 months of imprisonment in a Federal prison. Tetley have also confiscated 40 bitcoins and 25 gold bars.

Recall, Teresa Tetley is not the first arrested in the case related to Localbitcoins. Previously, a trader from Missouri, Jason Klein made the same verdict after judicial inquiry. Klein did not register their activities in Tax service of the USA. In Arizona also arrested one seller of bitcoins under the name Morpheus.

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