German police have seized the names and banking details of donors to the privacy browser Tor. – If only there was a system that allows you to maintain separation between finances and personally identifying information…

German police have seized the names and banking details of donors to the privacy browser Tor. - If only there was a system that allows you to maintain separation between finances and personally identifying information... submitted by /u/arcrad
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US Marshals Service To Sell Nearly $25 Mln Worth Of Seized Bitcoin At Auction

The US Marshals Service has announced that it will be auctioning off approximately 2,170 Bitcoins seized in the course of various federal criminal, civil, and administrative cases, a press release stated March 5. The auction will take place on March 19, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. Bidders who wish to …
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TIL that the FBI seized 144,000 bitcoins from Ross Ulbricht (silk road guy) in 2013 following his arrest and conviction. They were valued at close to $28.5million at the time of seizure. They’re now worth $1.9billion.

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Feds moving quickly to cash in on seized bitcoin, now worth $8.4 million

Given Bitcoin's incredible rise in price over the last year, the sale is likely to result in the highest number of dollars of any forfeited cryptocurrency associated with a criminal bust. In 2014, nearly 30,000 bitcoins that once belonged to the notorious Silk Road website were sold to Tim Draper, a well-known …
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