How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin’s Civil War

How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoins Civil War

  • How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin’s Civil War
  • It was designed to provide both a digital coin and a new way to move and hold money, much as email had made it possible to send messages without using a postal service.
  • The mysterious creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, released the software in early 2009.
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The mysterious creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, released the software in early 2009. It was designed to provide both a digital coin and a new way to move and hold money, much as email had made it possible to send messages without using a postal service.


How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin’s Civil War

Former U.S. Secret Service agent suspected in additional Bitcoin thefts

Former U.S. Secret Service agent suspected in additional Bitcoin thefts #Bitcoin

  • The Secret Service and Bridges’ attorney Steven Levin declined to comment.
  • SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Secret Service agent who stole money seized by the government in the investigation of underground drug bazaar Silk Road is now suspected of stealing money in at least two other cases, according to court filings unsealed on Thursday.
  • “Unfortunately, the U.S. Secret Service did not do so and the funds were thereafter stolen, something the U.S, Secret Service only discovered once it was ordered by a court to pay a portion of the seizure back to affected claimants,” a team of prosecutors wrote in an accompanying motion.
  • Former agent Shaun Bridges pleaded guilty last year and was sentenced in December to nearly six years in prison for stealing more than $800,000 of the crypto currency Bitcoin during the Silk Road investigation.
  • According to an affidavit unsealed Thursday, the Justice Department learned in April 2015 that Bridges might have kept a private cryptographic key giving him access to a Bitcoin wallet with the $700,000 in currency that the Silk Road task force had seized in 2014.

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From Yahoo Sports: By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Secret Service agent who stole money seized by the government in the investigation of underground drug bazaar Silk Road is now suspected of stealing money in at least two other cases, according to court filings unsealed on Thursday. In the larger of those cases, he is thought to have been behind the theft of about $700,000 worth of Bitcoin from a Secret Service account three months after the agency was urged to block his access, the documents say. Former agent Shaun Bridges pleaded guilty last year and was sentenced in December to nearly six years in prison for stealing more than $800,000 of the crypto currency Bitcoin during the Silk Road investigation.


Former U.S. Secret Service agent suspected in additional Bitcoin thefts

JP Morgan Expects Independent Scotland, New Currency, Bolstering Scotcoin’s Rise

JP Morgan Expects Independent #Scotland, New #Currency, Bolstering #Scotcoin’s Rise

  • JP Morgan Expects Independent Scotland, New Currency, Bolstering Scotcoin’s Rise
  • JP Morgan expects Scotland to split from Britain and establish its own currency.
  • Willie Fleming, director of the Scotcoin Project, an organization meant to promote and disseminate the cryptocurrency Scotcoin to the people of Scotland, concurs with JP Morgan’s stance on a successful independence referendum happening in the near future.
  • You’ll get 2000 satoshi for each new reader at the first 2 hours after article publishing and 1000 satoshi after this.
  • “The question of fiat currency is more complex and much will depend upon the relative performance of the pound and euro over the next few months.

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JP Morgan expects Scotland to split from Britain and establish its own currency. Could Scotcoin, the Scottish cryptocurrency, rise to the top?


JP Morgan Expects Independent Scotland, New Currency, Bolstering Scotcoin’s Rise

Former U.S. Secret Service agent suspected in additional Bitcoin thefts

  • The Secret Service and Bridges’ attorney Steven Levin declined to comment.
  • Bridges admitted he stole money from Silk Road accounts and framed someone else for it, leading Silk Road chief Ross Ulbricht to plan a murder.
  • SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Secret Service agent who stole money seized by the government in the investigation of underground drug bazaar Silk Road is now suspected of stealing money in at least two other cases, according to court filings unsealed on Thursday.
  • “Unfortunately, the U.S. Secret Service did not do so and the funds were thereafter stolen, something the U.S, Secret Service only discovered once it was ordered by a court to pay a portion of the seizure back to affected claimants,” a team of prosecutors wrote in an accompanying motion.
  • Former agent Shaun Bridges pleaded guilty last year and was sentenced in December to nearly six years in prison for stealing more than $800,000 of the crypto currency Bitcoin during the Silk Road investigation.

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@bitcoinagile: “Former U.S. Secret Service agent suspected in additional #bitcoin thefts”


By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Secret Service agent who stole money seized by the government in the investigation of underground drug bazaar Silk Road is now suspected of stealing money in at least two other cases, according to court filings unsealed on Thursday. In the larger of those


Former U.S. Secret Service agent suspected in additional Bitcoin thefts

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