As governments and law enforcement agencies love to remind us, Bitcoin, just like everyday paper cash, does have a darker side. Many people entered crypto through shady deals and darknet markets. Yet some managed to get their lives in order and realized that Bitcoin was just so much more than darknet cash.
The USMS has announced a new auction to sell bitcoins seized under several criminal proceedings, including Silk Road. The auction is to take place on August 22. Overall amount of bitcoins to be sold comprises 2,718 (nearly $1.6 million at current exchange rate). The USMS has stated that the lion’s share of the coins (1,294 […]
Shaun Bridges, a former Secret Service agent previously sentenced to six years in jail for stealing bitcoins from a Silk Road dealer, has allegedly attempted to flee from the United States to avoid serving the term.