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’

CLOSE An international tale of money laundering, cryptocurrency and the dark web of illegal guns and drugs may have deep roots in Greater Akron. A Bath, Ohio, 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.