Mar 12, 2014

Sen. Manchin demands complete US ban on Bitcoin

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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), Bitcoin foe.

A US senator is asking the federal government to take this remarkable step: completely ban Bitcoin.

Joe Manchin, a Democratic senator representing West Virginia, sent a letter Wednesday to the Treasury Department, the Federal Reserve, and other regulators characterizing the virtual currency as encouraging “illicit activity” as well as being “highly unstable and disruptive to our economy.”

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