The convicted operator of the Silk Road dark market has given up his claim to over $48 million raised after the sale of more than 144,000 bitcoins.
New charges have been filed against a former Secret Service agent previously plead guilty stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.
Ross Ulbricht, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2015 for operating the now-defunct dark market Silk Road, has lost his appeal.
In CoinDesk's "Bitcoin Milestones" series, attorney Marco Santori recalls the heyday of Silk Road, its sudden downfall and its legacy for bitcoin.
The defense for Ross Ulbricht, the convicted operator of the now-defunct dark market Silk Road, is pushing for a new trial.
Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.
The US government has unsealed charges against a former high-ranking employee of the Silk Road, the now-defunct dark market.
The final US Marshals auction of 44,000 bitcoins confiscated during the investigation into online black market Silk Road drew just 11 bidders today.
The US Marshals Service is auctioning off the remaining 44,000 BTC confiscated from Ross Ulbricht during the Silk Road investigation today.
A corrupt FBI agent is planning to extort $71m from Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht, according to new allegations.