Reggie Fowler Pleads Guilty in Crypto Capital Corp. Case Tied to Bitfinex's Missing Millions

The former football player was initially indicted on charges of banking fraud in 2019 and additional charges in 2020.

AccessTimeIconApr 25, 2022 at 7:43 p.m. UTC
Updated Apr 25, 2022 at 8:02 p.m. UTC
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Reginald Fowler, the alleged operator of Crypto Capital Corp., the shadow bank that lost hundreds of millions of crypto exchange Bitfinex's money, pleaded guilty to charges of bank fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy on Monday.

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