New York US Attorney Geoffrey Berman Steps Down, President Trump Nominates SEC Chair Jay Clayton to Post [Updated]
Jun 20, 2020
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has been nominated to become the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, replacing U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman, who said he had not resigned.
Paul Calder LeRoux, an admitted drug dealer with a background in encryption, planned to build a bitcoin miner had he beaten the rap.
Michael Weigand faces a five-year maximum sentence for hiding his role with Silk Road from investigators.
Michael Ackerman and unnamed business partners allegedly defrauded investors of $33M in a crypto-trading scheme targeting doctors.
Prosecutors allege that Asa Saint Clair lured investors to invest in the "World Sports Alliance" using his IGOBIT digital currency.