Renewed media attention for Silk Road has not translated to new donations for the defense of its alleged leader.
The cryptocurrency exchange is saying it has fully reimbursed all affected customers since it suffered an attack in March.
A single, undisclosed bidder has won all 30,000 Silk Road bitcoins, according to the US Marshals Service.
The price of bitcoin rose today as institutional investors sought to label the Silk Road auction as an industry success.
The Financial Action Task Force has published a paper examining the money-laundering and terrorist-financing potential of cryptocurrencies.
A history of Silk Road and the US Marshals Service, for those curious to learn more about today's auction.
The financial corporation has examined the possible effects of the US government's auction of 29,656 bitcoins later today.
Hong Kong's Criminal Investigation Department is following up allegations of fraud, but is yet to produce results.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been asked to take a more active role in digital currency oversight.
The US government's attempts to maximize returns on seized assets may establish all bitcoins to be equal in value.