U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions is concerned about the use of bitcoin by dark markets online.
Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts will recall how the US Justice Department seized over 144,000 BTC during the Silk Road shutdown. Said bitcoins have always belonged to Ross Ulbricht, who argued the money didn’t belong to the DOJ in the first place. Unfortunately, his appeal was rejected, effectively netting the government institution a US$48 million payday. It’s another […]
Ross Ulbricht, of the Silk Road, has given up his claim to $48 mln in seized Bitcoin allowing the feds to cash in – but at a way lower price.
The convicted operator of the Silk Road dark market has given up his claim to over $48 million raised after the sale of more than 144,000 bitcoins.
Silk Road and black markets? University of Dublin’s Paul Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and cryptocurrencies enable.
Blockchain analysis has been used by a UC Berkeley PhD candidate to identify sex trafficking rings, through the linking of Bitcoin payments made for online adult advertisem…
Disgraced Secret Service Agent who embezzled confiscated Silk Road Bitcoin has now admitted he stole more than he originally admitted to.
Back in 2015 two rogue U.S. Secret Service agents, Shaun Bridges and Carl Mark Force, were caught and sentenced to prison for stealing funds while investigating the first high profile darknet market the Silk Road. Now according to reports, Shaun Bridges plead guilty on August 15 for moving 1,600 bitcoins of seized bitcoins confiscated by federal […]
New charges have been filed against a former Secret Service agent previously plead guilty stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.
US government, in cooperation with European authorities, has shut down the infamous dark web market, AlphaBay.
Will this anti-spam project follow the footsteps of Tezos as Tim Draper invests in their project ahead of ICO schedule.
EU Report downplays cryptocurrency use among terrorists.
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Shadow online marketplace AlphaBay is shut down in a sting operation reminiscent of the Silk Road takedown in 2013.
According to various reports the largest online marketplace located on the deep web, Alphabay, was seized by International law enforcement. Also read: August 1 and the Potential Disruption of the Bitcoin Network The Biggest Darknet Market on the Deep Web Has Been Shut Down By International Authorities On July 11 Bitcoin.com reported on the Alphabay darknet […]