Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.
US Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges will plead guilty to charges of money laundering and fraud stemming from the investigation of Silk Road.
The U.S. Marshals will auction off 2,170 bitcoins worth roughly $25 million in two weeks.
New charges have been filed against a former Secret Service agent previously plead guilty stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.
A former Secret Service agent convicted of stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation is suspected of stealing additional funds.
The US government now believes a corrupt Secret Service agent may have stolen additional bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.
A former Secret Service agent who pled guilty to crimes committed while investigating Silk Road has been arrested again.
Amidst a withdrawal freeze and the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court, Cryptsy has announced that it is insolvent.
The defense for Ross Ulbricht, the convicted operator of the now-defunct dark market Silk Road, is pushing for a new trial.
BuckleySandler LLP counsel Amy Davine Kim recaps how digital currency regulation affected the strategies of bitcoin startups and incumbents in 2015.