The U.S. Marshals Service auctioned off nearly 30,000 seized bitcoin this week. Find out who the lucky winner is.
The U.S. government is planning to sell almost 30,000 bitcoins it seized as part of crackdowns by the FBI of the Silk Road online marketplace. The 12-hour auction of the bitcoins will take place June 27, according to an announcement by the U.S. Marshals Service. It says the bitcoins will be auctioned off in nine
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A leading backer of bitcoins has been arrested and accused of exchanging the currency to facilitate illegal drug buys on the online markeplace Silk Road.