A former U.S. Secret Service agent has been given an additional prison term for laundering Silk Road bitcoin stolen from a U.S government wallet.
U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions is concerned about the use of bitcoin by dark markets online.
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.
Silk Road and black markets? University of Dublin's Paul Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and cryptocurrencies enable.
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.
Investor Adam Draper recounts the day the US government sold 30,000 bitcoins at auction – and his father won.
Customs agents in Finland revealed today that they seized bitcoin and other items worth about €1m earlier this year.
A winning bidder has claimed 2,700 BTC (worth $1.58m) at an auction held by the US Marshals Service (USMS).