A U.S. justice has charged Trevon Gross, a former authority of a Jackson, N.J. sovereign credit union, with usurpation $150,000 in bribes to spin a credit union’s functions over to a operators of Coin.mx, an bootleg bitcoin exchange, according to NJ.com, a New Jersey news site.
The bureau of Preet Bharara, a U.S. Attorney for a Southern District of New York, pronounced Gross surrendered to a FBI today. Gross faces one count of corruptly usurpation payments as an officer of a financial institution, that has a limit judgment of 30 years in jail, according to Bharara’s office.
Gross, a former authority of a Helping Other People Excel Federal Credit Union, is listed as a priest of Hope Cathedral in Jackson, N.J. on that organization’s website.
Gross conspired with Anthony Murgio, who operated Coin.mx, an unlawful bitcoin exchange, and Yuri Lebedev, a exchange’s mechanism operations manager to account a exchange’s operations, according to justice records.
Murgio in Nov of 2015 pleaded not guilty to income laundering in