Ohio man accused of laundering $311 million in bitcoins through ‘Google of the dark net’

Ohio man accused of laundering $311 million in bitcoins through ‘Google of the dark net’

AKRON – An international tale of money laundering, cryptocurrency and the dark web of illegal guns and drugs may have deep roots in northeast Ohio.A Bath resident with a bitcoin-focused business in downtown Akron was secretly indicted by a federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., in December for conspiracy to launder monetary instruments, operating an unlicensed money transmitting business and transmitting money without a license, court records show.Get the news delivered to your inbox: