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Three directors of digital currency firm e-gold avoided a spell behind bars on Thursday after earlier pleading guilty to offences for money laundering and running an unlicensed money transfer business. The three directors, along with the e-gold company itself and parent firm Gold & Silver Reserve, were charged in April 2007 …

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  1. Seán

    Insect foot

    That's "slack jawed" verification.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Government hates competition

    This is another example of the government not wanting competition. I mean, just like there is a reason that there are laws against theft, the reason they have laws against money "laundering" is that the government wants to keep its monopoly.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Pirate

    They nearly got away with it...

    They nearly managed to allow business to operate without the government sticking its rubberised finger where the sun doesn't shine... it couldn't last.

    They couldn't beat the bastards, so now they will join them I suppose. The leniency of the sentence would suggest this anyway.

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