A Richardson man who calls himself “Physician Bitcoin” has pleaded responsible to illegally working a cash-to-cryptocurrency conversion enterprise, introduced Appearing U.S. Lawyer for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.
Based on the North Texas U.S. Lawyer’s workplace, 42-year-old Mark Alexander Hopkins, pleaded responsible on Tuesday to 1 rely of operation of an unlicensed cash transmitting enterprise.
Hopkins was charged on March 26, 2021, the North Texas U.S. Lawyer’s workplace mentioned.
“This defendant ignored federal regulation and allowed fraudsters to make use of Bitcoin to function beneath the radar of regulation enforcement,” Appearing U.S. Lawyer Prerak Shah mentioned. “We’re decided to rid the Bitcoin market of anybody who knowingly helps legal actors stash unlawful earnings inside crypto wallets.”