YouTube rapper faces 25 years behind bars for allegedly laundering $4.5B worth of Bitcoin

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A US couple is facing a possible 25 years in prison, after being charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to defraud the United States. The charges come after US federal authorities implicated the two in a laundering investigation of $4.5 Billion dollars of Bitcoin which was related to the infamous 2016 Bitfinex hack and heist. Illya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan were charged by the US Department of Justice, after the department allegedly accessed a cloud storage account that contained over 2,000 virtual wallets that were used to launder the money. Heather Morgan is …

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