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Feds Miss Out Half a Billion Dollars from Silk Road Bitcoin Auction

Category: Bitcoin, News

Feds Miss Out Half a Billion Dollars from Silk Road Bitcoin Auction

On September 29, the acting Manhattan US Attorney announced that Ross Ulbricht forfeited the $48 million proceeds from the sale of bitcoin seized from the computers and devices of the Silk Road operator. While the auction of 144,336 bitcoin (worth $608.5 million at the time of writing) was conducted in 2014, the US Justice Department were not able to seize…

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Feature Interview: Lyn Ulbricht’s Candid Update On Her Son Ross

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Feature Interview: Lyn Ulbricht’s Candid Update On Her Son Ross

In a 2015 legal case that sent shockwaves through the crypto world, Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in creating and running the billion-dollar Silk Road online black market. Below in an interview for BTCManager, Ross’ mom Lyn provides a behind the scenes update on her son’s’ imprisonment as well as her “no…

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Ross Ulbricht’s Appeal Rejected, Judges Blast Drug Policy

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Regulation

Ross Ulbricht’s Appeal Rejected, Judges Blast Drug Policy

US Judges uphold Ross Ulbricht’s life sentence Reuters reported on May 31, as the self-confessed mastermind of the infamous Silk Road deep web marketplace lost an appeal to overturn his conviction. On May 31, 2017, the Court of Appeals in New York rejected the appeal, where Ulbricht’s lawyers argued that their client was not given a fair trial due to…

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US Marshall Service to Auction more than $1 Million in Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News

US Marshall Service to Auction more than $1 Million in Bitcoin

The United States Marshall Service will be hosting another auction of bitcoin, worth around $1.6 million at current trading prices. Scheduled to occur on August 22nd in a 6-hour session from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT, the USMS have sent out notifications on their website Monday, August 8, 2016, giving interested bidders a two week notice. The bitcoin is…

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Former Silk Road Task Force Agent Sentenced to 71 Months in Jail

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Former Silk Road Task Force Agent Sentenced to 71 Months in Jail

Former U.S. Secret Service and Silk Road Task Force agent Shaun Bridges was sentenced 71 months in jail for money laundering, obstruction of justice and fraud. In addition to his sentence, US District Judge Richard Seeborg asked the court to seize around US$500,000 worth of funds from his brokerage, trust & securities and a PNC bank account. “This, to me,…

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USMS Holds Final Auction of Silk Road Bitcoins

Category: Finance, News

USMS Holds Final Auction of Silk Road Bitcoins

On November 2, 2015, the U.S. Marshal Service concluded the final auction of bitcoins seized from the Silk Road, an online marketplace situated on the deep web, where people could buy and sell items, including drugs and other illegal goods. The USMS’s six-hour auction was announced on October 5, 2015. In a recent report, the agency stated that during their auction for…

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Transcript Reveals Judge’s Justification for Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

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Transcript Reveals Judge’s Justification for Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

The Silk Road scandal has been analysed hundreds of times by advocates of internet privacy, but also by lawyers, crypto-experts and last but not least, the bitcoin community. An unsealed transcript reveals Judge Katherine Forrest’s thinking before sentencing Ross Ulbricht, the man convicted of being the mastermind behind the online marketplace. In general, transcript showed Forrest defending the current United…

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US Marshall Holds Final Auction of Seized Silk Road Bitcoins

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US Marshall Holds Final Auction of Seized Silk Road Bitcoins

According to an announcement released on October 5th, interested bidders have been given two weeks notice until registration begins for the final auction of seized Silk Road bitcoins, with upwards of 40,000 BTC up for grabs. The notice states, “The U.S. Marshals are auctioning approximately 44,341 bitcoins, the last remaining bitcoins in its custody in connection with the criminal conviction…

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K2 Intelligence Welcomes Former NYDFS Regulator and FBI Cryptocurrency Expert

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K2 Intelligence Welcomes Former NYDFS Regulator and FBI Cryptocurrency Expert

K2 Intelligence has recently announced the addition of two senior executives, Dana Syracuse and Vincent D’Agostino. A leader in the industry, K2 Intelligence offers investigative, compliance, and cyber defense services to governments, companies, boards, and individuals. Dana V. Syracuse, former Associate General Counsel of the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), will join as Managing Director of the…

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