Alleged 'shadow banker' for crypto exchanges moves toward guilty plea on unlicensed money transmission business charge

Alleged “shadow banker” Reginald Fowler appears set to plead guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmittal business on Friday.

In Apr. 2019, Fowler and Israeli national Ravid Yosef were arrested together for allegedly running “a shadow bank that processed hundreds of millions of dollars of unregulated transactions on behalf of numerous cryptocurrency exchanges,” according to an announcement by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

In his latest move, Fowler was present at a change of plea hearing to the last of those charges, according to a report from Inner City Press. The move does not yet appear to be finalized, according to the