US man pleads guilty to laundering crypto stolen from Bitfinex hack

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By Luc Cohen WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A New York technology entrepreneur pleaded guilty on Thursday to laundering funds stolen from Bitfinex, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, with his wife, an online rapper, expected to follow. Ilya Lichtenstein entered his plea at a hearing before U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly in Washington. His wife Heather Morgan, who used the hip-hop alias “Razzklekhan” to promote her music, is expected to enter her own plea later on Thursday. She faces an additional count of conspiracy to defraud the United States. Lichtenstein and Morgan ha…

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