Bitcoin Foundation Vice Chairman Charlie Shrem (R) leaves the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York January 27, 2014. Shrem has been charged by U.S. prosecutors with conspiring to commit money ... more 
Bitcoin Foundation Vice Chairman Charlie Shrem (R) leaves the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York January 27, 2014. Shrem has been charged by U.S. prosecutors with conspiring to commit money laundering by helping to funnel cash to illicit online drugs bazaar Silk Road. Shrem, who was also charged with operating an unlicensed money transmitting business, appeared in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Monday and was released on $1 million bond. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS) less 
1 / 7
Reuters | Photo By LUCAS JACKSON / REUTERS
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 6:51 PM EST