Unknown bidder buys $1.6 million in stolen Bitcoin from “US Marshals” gang

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August 23, 2016
CoinDesk    
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"A winning bidder claimed 2,700 BTC (worth $1.58m) at an auction held by the US Marshals Service (USMS) today. USMS representatives confirmed to CoinDesk that four bids were received in the auction, which took place between 13:00 and 19:00 UTC. The event, by far the smallest held to date by the USMS, saw bitcoins [stolen] in cases involving convicted Silk Road ringleader Ross Ulbricht and former federal agent Carl Force IV made available for sale." (08/22/16)

http://www.coindesk.com/unknown-bidder-buys-1-6-million-bitcoin-us-government-auction/  

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