Tag: Silk Road

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US government seizes over $1 billion in Bitcoin that was stolen from Silk Road

November 6, 2020

Via: TechSpot

As it turns out, it was the US government. The Department of Justice on Thursday said it took possession of the digital assets on November 3. They were allegedly connected to an unnamed person identified as Individual X, who reportedly […]


Corrupt agent who investigated Silk Road is suspected of another $700k heist

July 4, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

Newly unsealed court documents have revealed that one of the corrupt federal agents investigating Silk Road, the online drug marketplace, is suspected of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin—after he pleaded guilty last year. Shaun Bridges is […]