A cryptocurrency trader in Los Angeles who made at least $300,000 per annum under the name “Bitcoin Maven” is potentially facing a 30-month sentence in prison for operating an unregistered, illegal bitcoin-fiat exchange.
Maven Loses Credibility
According to NBC, the “Bitcoin Maven” was identified as fifty-year-old Theresa Tetley, who had previously pleaded guilty in Los Angeles to a money exchange business that did not follow federal rules. The U.S. Attorney’s Office further stated Tetley conducted several suspicious financial transactions from 2014 to 2017, reportedly involving money from drug trafficking activities, using peer-to-peer

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