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Feds Seize Cash from Major Bitcoin Exchange’s Dwolla Account Andy May 15, 2013 11 Print The U.S. Government has taken a significant action against the web’s top Bitcoin exchange by seizing funds from its mobile payment services account as part of a criminal investigation. As Bitcoin develops into a currency to be reckoned with, increasing numbers of netizens are seriously considering this pseudo-anonymous payment option. However, just as more and more torrent sites begin to utilize Bitcoin as a viable donation platform, a new and worrying move by U.S. authorities has come to light. According to a report confirmed by Betanews , the Department of Homeland Security has targeted a Dwolla account operated by Mt. Gox, the largest Bitcoin exchange. “MtGox has read on the Internet that the United States Department of Homeland Security had a court order and/or warrant issued from t...

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