US Prosecutors Unseal Charges Against Alleged Silk Road Advisor
The US government has unsealed charges against a former high-ranking employee of the Silk Road, the now-defunct dark market.
In CoinDesk's "Bitcoin Milestones" series, attorney Marco Santori recalls the heyday of Silk Road, its sudden downfall and its legacy for bitcoin.
Ernst & Young has announced it will auction $12.9m worth of bitcoin confiscated from a former Silk Road user.
Ross Ulbricht, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2015 for operating the now-defunct dark market Silk Road, has lost his appeal.
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.
The US Marshals Service (USMS) has announced it will sell 44,341 BTC (worth approximately $10.6m at press time) in an online auction due to take place on 5th November. To be held from 12:00 UTC to 18:00 UTC, the six-hour auction, open only to pre-registered bidders, represents the final sale of bitcoins in connection with […]