Matthew Elias, Director and Founder of the Cryptocurrency Legal Advocacy Group (CLAG), writes on the latest developments in the Romney Tax Return Blackmailing. He describes ways in which Bitcoin poses a challenge further in way that have not even yet been discussed. Excerpts:
"This weekend it was revealed that the Secret Service served a search warrant on the Franklin, Tenn., home of one Michael Mancil Brown on Sept. 14, seizing numerous hard-drives and other property in the process."
"Interestingly, it has been alleged that this is the same Michael Brown who was known to be in possession of 371,000 bitcoins (about $3.7 million today) as early as May of last year."
"Although this is an ongoing investigation and charges have yet to be been filed, it is beneficial to consider how Bitcoin may be implicated in the language of several of the aforementioned statutes."
"Is it possible that the entire Bitcoin network can now be implicated as co-conspirators?"
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