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Boxerman and Schwerin Author Virtual Currency Article for the ABA Criminal Justice Magazine

Sanford J. Boxerman and Michelle F. Schwerin, members of the Capes Sokol White Collar Criminal Defense & Internal Investigations practice group, were featured contributors in this quarter’s issue of the American Bar Association (ABA) Criminal Justice Magazine. Their article entitled “Its Bark is Worse than its Bit(e): Regulatory and Criminal Law Implications of Virtual Currency” appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of the magazine(Vol. 31, No. 4).

Its Bark is Worse than its Bit(e): Regulatory and Criminal Law Implications of Virtual Currency
This article provides a brief history of the development of bitcoin and other virtual currencies, discusses the regulation of virtual currency, and reviews recent criminal cases involving virtual currency.

CJ_Winter2017Cover (1)The Criminal Justice magazine, published quarterly by the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association, is intended for a national audience of defense lawyers, prosecutors, judges, academics, and other criminal justice professionals with a focus on the practice and policy issues of the criminal justice system.

If you would like to read past articles of Criminal Justice magazine, past copies are also is available online. To learn more about the Criminal Justice magazine, please visit their website.


Sanford J. BoxermanSanford Boxerman, one of Capes Sokol’s founders and Chair of the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations practice group, defends individuals and corporations in white collar investigations and prosecutions.



Michelle F. Schwerin

Michelle F. Schwerin represents individuals and businesses in a variety of tax matters, including tax liability disputes, innocent spouse claims, claims for penalty abatement, refund claims and litigation, preparer and promoter penalty investigations and tax collection matters.

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