Bitcoin, six men are facing charges in a Dutch court for selling Bitcoin paid for by illegal drug sales.
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Trading dirty Bitcoin
The suspects allegedly puts with Bitcoin traders in places with public access to wifi, swapping their counterparts in the darknet for hard cash.
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Denying the charges
All of the men, while appearing in front of the court, one by one denied the charges insisting they had acquired their Bitcoin haul legally.
"My client is accused of having more than 460,000 euros in Bitcoin which he supposedly earned through drug trafficking," one lawyer Marielle van Essen told the judges.
"We complete refute it," she said.
"I had a job, a good salary and no rent to pay. I acquired Bitcoins in a completely legal way, "said her customer, identified only as Mr. Bischop.
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Prosecutors, however, said the defense "stress, that stress has not been achieved. money-laundering posed "a serious threat to our society."