California Couple to Forfeit Cryptocurrency Riches After Drug Bust
The couple must forfeit an undisclosed sum of bitcoin and bitcoin cash they acquired from selling illicit goods on a dark web marketplace.
Here’s one token sale that’s almost certainly illegal, and not just under securities laws.
Dark market sellers are offering fiat cash for bitcoin at heavily discounted prices, but there's a catch.
Joanna De Alba "dispensed heroin and methamphetamine from the shadowy corners of the internet," said U.S. Attorney Richard P. Donoghue.
A man has been sentenced in San Diego, California, for conspiring to sell opioids and other drugs over dark web markets for cryptocurrencies.
The trio sold their products on the dark web and shipped as far as Australia.