Two feds charged for stealing Bitcoin during Silk Road investigation

Two feds charged for stealing Bitcoin during Silk Road investigation

net-security.org 31 Mar '15, 8am

Two former US federal agents have been charged with wire fraud, money laundering and related offenses for stealing digital currency during their investigation of Silk Road. Carl M. Force, 46, of Baltimore, was a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Shaun W. Bridges, 32, of Laurel, Maryland, was a Special Agent with the US Secret Service (USSS). Both were assigned to...

Justice Department charges 2 former agents with bitcoin money laundering:

thehill.com 30 Mar '15, 6pm
Justice Department charges 2 former agents with bitcoin money laundering:

The Justice Department is charging two former federal agents who were investigating a black market digital currency website with stealing mon...

Charges say crooked feds used Bitcoin as a license to steal

vbusacareers.com 31 Mar '15, 5pm

Two undercover agents are being charged with a massive corruption scheme as part of their work investigating the Silk Road. While they were w...

REPORT: Two former Federal agents are being charged with Bitcoin money laundering

REPORT: Two former Federal agents are being charged with Bitcoin money laundering

uk.businessinsider.com 30 Mar '15, 4pm

Benoit Tessier/Reuters A Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and coins are seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris July 11, 2014. The New York Times is reporting that two former Federal agents, who both worked on the Silk Road case, are going to be charged with Bitcoin money laundering. "The former agents are Carl Mark Force IV, who worked for th...

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thenextweb.com 29 Mar '15, 9am

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Bitcoin in China still chugging along, a year after clampdown

pcworld.com 30 Mar '15, 12pm

A year after China began tightening regulations around Bitcoin, the virtual currency is still...

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