The agency said in a statement today that the bitcoins being sold are connected to a number of criminal and civil cases that have been pursued by the US government in recent years.
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The US Marshals Service (USMS) has revealed that its fourth and final auction of confiscated Silk Road bitcoins resulted in four winners.
The public announcement adds certainty to the speculation s... Read More
New York-based bitcoin exchange itBit has revealed it successfully secured five auction blocks as part of last week's bitcoin auction overseen by the US Marshals Service (USMS).
The event saw the g... Read More
The fourth and final US Marshals (USMS) auction of bitcoins confiscated during the investigation into online black market Silk Road drew only 11 bidders today, the lowest total since the second auctio... Read More
Two-time auction winner Tim Draper has revealed to CoinDesk that he is not participating in today’s auction of more than 44,000 BTC confiscated from convicted Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht.
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Why one small Washington town has seen so many bitcoin miners move in
A small town three hours east of Seattle is turning into the epicenter of bitcoin mining in the United States. Wenatchee, Washington is home to a dozen of the largest bitcoin and
U.S. State Regulators Hit BitConnect With Second Cease-And-Desist
BitConnect's planned initial coin offering (ICO) has attracted another cease-and-desist letter from U.S. state regulators, marking the second time this month.
In a release dated Jan. 9, the regulat
Cryptocurrencies stage big comeback after trading ban fears wane; bitcoin surges 7 percent from low
The world may not be ending for digital currencies after all. South Korea's Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said on Thursday that a bill is being prepared to ban all cryptocurrency trading on the
Goldman Sachs says ‘the bar looks high’ for bitcoin to thrive as real money
Bitcoin's application as a form of real money is likely easier said than done, according to a new report from Goldman Sachs. In a report exploring the cryptocurrency as money in the classic sense,