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Boulder County GOP Breakfast

Wednesday, October 07, 2015, 07:00am - 08:00am


Arrested for trading Bitcoins -

Burt Wagner is a 53-year old electrical engineer who has owned and operated his own electrical engineering consulting business for the last 30 years.  A few years ago he became interested in a new
digital value transfer internet protocol called Bitcoin and began trading Bitcoins as a hobby for fun.  He has been very active in the Bitcoin community eventually reaching "legendary" status on the main Bitcoin talk forum.He will talk about his experience of being investigated and tracked for 18 months by homeland security, indicted by a grand jury, arrested, charged with a Federal felony, and thrown into solitary confinement in a Federal detention center all over simply trading Bitcoins on as a hobby.He will also discuss the nine months of legal negotiations that led to the charges finally being dropped and the return of most of the property seized in the raid on his home and corporate offices.We expect the talk to lead into an extensive question and answer session and the discussion of the subjects:  Bitcoins,, law enforcement tactics, the law, licenses, civil asset forfeiture, the prison system, the justice system, homeland security, the patriot act, surveillance, etc.  All of
which happened to him personally.For more information see: and

$15.00 - per person to enter room 

(Please, CASH only) 

entry fee includes breakfast buffet

 *RSVP by Friday, October 2nd to be ensured a meal* 
Walk-ins are welcome, however those with reservations will be served breakfast first.  If we are short on breakfast, the cost to attend is still $15.00

 Golden Apple Club Members need send regrets only

7:00 a.m.


RSVP: Rebekah Vicknair -

The Conference Center Longmont

1850 Industrial Circle - Longmont, CO 80501

(Located behind the Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel

at 1900 Ken Pratt Blvd.)

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Have an unbelievable day,                                                 

Bradley Beck

Boulder County Republicans

619 Ken Pratt Blvd. Longmont, CO 80501

Mobile: 303-775-7473


Event ID: 216