U.S. to auction $1.6 million worth of bitcoin from various cases

U.S. to auction $16 million worth of bitcoin from various cases

  • The U.S. Marshals Service said that the online auction would be held on Aug. 22, and that potential bidders must register by Aug. 18.
  • The auction is the latest by the Marshals Service of the digital currency.
  • U.S. to auction $1.6 million worth of bitcoin from various cases
  • His case is one of nine criminal, civil or administrative matters from which the Marshals Service said the 2,719 bitcoins had been forfeited and are subject to the latest auction.
  • The bitcoin are worth about $1.6 million, according to the Bitstamp exchange.

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The U.S. government said on Monday it plans to auction over 2,700 bitcoin that were forfeited during several cases, including the prosecution of the creator of the online black market known as Silk Road. The U.S. Marshals Service said that the online auction would be held on Aug. 22, and that potential


U.S. to auction $1.6 million worth of bitcoin from various cases