Posted Sep. 5, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

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Published: 2014-09-05 06:00:17
Updated: 2014-09-05 06:00:17

Bitcoin exec pleads guilty  Charles Shrem, center, the top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company, walks from the federal court house in New York Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, after pleading guilty to federal charges that he helped smooth the way for drug transactions on the online marketplace Silk Road. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

The top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges, admitting that they enabled the digital currency to be funneled to the black market website Silk Road....

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