The US Government Wants to Keep $5.5 Million in Seized Bitcoin
The U.S. Attorney's Office could soon confiscate another 500 bitcoins that have been seized from alleged ID forgers in Ohio.
"Shreeki" allegedly hacked government portals, bitcoin exchanges and poker sites.
The sale of bitcoin, ether and monero brought in €6.4 million, or $7.5 million.
The haul was worth around $2.9 million when forfeited in 2019.
Finland's confiscated bitcoin horde is now worth more than $15 million.
South Korea's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that cryptocurrencies can be forfeited in criminal cases, allowing the seizure.
Reports are emerging that an agent for an Indian law enforcement agency has been arrested for stealing bitcoins tied to a drug bust. According to the Times of India, an officer for the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is alleged to helped steal more than 400 bitcoins originally confiscated during a 2015 seizure. Specifically, investigator Satyendra Kumar Singh […]