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.
These include bi... Read More
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.
The ... Read More
Australia Warns of Fake 'Tax Collectors' Demanding Bitcoin
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issued a warning about would-be scammers trying to con people out of their cryptocurrency.
Since late last year, scammers have been calling Australians and impe
Bitcoin briefly falls below $8,000 after Google says it will ban cryptocurrency ads
Bitcoin prices briefly fell below $8,000 on Wednesday following news that Google, the world's largest online ad provider, plans to ban cryptocurrency advertising. Facebook, the second largest
Crypto Is a 'Crock'? Twitter Reacts to House ICO Hearing
Despite the overall measured tone among lawmakers at Wednesday's House subcommittee hearing on initial coin offerings, a few members of the panel made inflammatory statements.
Social media users re
UK Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contracts
A British cryptocurrency exchange is planning to enter the bitcoin futures market.
CoinfloorEX, a London-based exchange founded in 2013, announced Wednesday that it would launch bitcoin futures con