The Swedish government is to hold a week-long bitcoin auction, starting today, with 0.6 BTC for up for grabs.
Ukraine’s justice ministry has begun testing the use of a blockchain to digitally auction seized assets, according to a report.
The US government has announced it intends to sell off just over $1.6m in bitcoin confiscated from various criminal cases.
More than $19m worth of bitcoin is now being sold at auction, though few details are available on participants involved.
Ernst & Young has announced it will auction $12.9m worth of bitcoin confiscated from a former Silk Road user.
Blockchain-based system for holding online auctions will be launched in Odessa region, Ukraine, in February 2016.
A winner of the latest US Marshals bitcoin auction may have been identified by blockchain and crowdsourced analysis.
The US Marshals Service (USMS) has announced that 14 bidders participated in today’s auction of 50,000 BTC.