The second USMS auction of 50,000 BTC is attracting many of the same bidders, if less fanfare.
Operation Onymous seized more than 100 'cloned' sites, where no illicit trading was taking place, a security researcher has found.
The USMS has revealed it will split up its auction of Ross Ulbricht's seized bitcoin to reduce negative effects on the bitcoin market.
The US Marshals are set to auction off 50,000 BTC next month in connection to the case against Ross Ulbricht.
Artists have created a shopping bot that buys random items off Agora with a weekly $100 bitcoin budget.
The bitcoin price has risen after a variety of law-enforcement agencies conducted an inter-continental crackdown on dark markets.
Blake Benthall, the alleged operator of Silk Road 2.0, has been arrested and charged in a Manhattan federal court.
About $9m in bitcoin may be sold by the Australian government following the sentencing of a Silk Road user.
US District Judge Katherine Forrest has adjourned the Ross Ulbricht trial until early next year.
The FBI may have taken Silk Road down, but dark markets seem to be booming a year after that marketplace was shuttered.