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Secret Service Agent Gets Six-Year Sentence for Bitcoin Theft

| Stan Higgins

Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.

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Secret Service Agent to Plead Guilty for Silk Road Violations

| Pete Rizzo

US Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges will plead guilty to charges of money laundering and fraud stemming from the investigation of Silk Road.

US Marshals to Sell $25 Million in Bitcoin at Auction

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Marshals will auction off 2,170 bitcoins worth roughly $25 million in two weeks.

Prosecutors: Rogue Silk Road Agent Stole 1,600 BTC After 2015 Guilty Plea

| Stan Higgins

New charges have been filed against a former Secret Service agent previously plead guilty stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.

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Silk Road Agent May Have Stolen More Bitcoin After Guilty Plea

| Stan Higgins

A former Secret Service agent convicted of stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation is suspected of stealing additional funds.

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US Prosecutors Believe Ex-Secret Service Agent Stole More Bitcoin from Silk Road

| Stan Higgins

The US government now believes a corrupt Secret Service agent may have stolen additional bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.

Corrupt Silk Road Agent Arrested in Alleged Attempt to Flee Country

| Stan Higgins

A former Secret Service agent who pled guilty to crimes committed while investigating Silk Road has been arrested again.

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Cryptsy Threatens Bankruptcy, Claims Millions Lost in Bitcoin Heist

| Stan Higgins

Amidst a withdrawal freeze and the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court, Cryptsy has announced that it is insolvent.

Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht Seeks New Trial in Appeal

| Stan Higgins

The defense for Ross Ulbricht, the convicted operator of the now-defunct dark market Silk Road, is pushing for a new trial.

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The Stories That Shaped the Blockchain Narrative in 2015

| Amy Davine Kim

BuckleySandler LLP counsel Amy Davine Kim recaps how digital currency regulation affected the strategies of bitcoin startups and incumbents in 2015.