18 May '13, 3am

@joerogan US Authority shuts down BITCOIN. Not reported anywhere!

U.S. authorities seized the accounts of a Bitcoin digital currency exchange operator, claiming it was functioning as an “unlicensed money service business,” court documents showed Friday. A warrant revealed by the Department of Homeland Security showed a judge signed the seizure order Tuesday for the accounts of Mutum Sigillum LCC, a subsidiary of Japan-based Mt Gox, the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange. The warrant said the account based on the electronic payments platform Dwolla and held at Veridian Credit Union “was used to move money” as “part of an unlicensed money service” in violation of U.S. law. The U.S. law enforcement action creates doubts about the future of Bitcoin, a mysterious digital currency which saw a flurry of interest this year which some called a bubble. Bitcoins were launched in 2009 in the wake of the global financial crisis by an anonymous programm...

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US seizes Bitcoin operator accounts

US seizes Bitcoin operator accounts

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reuters.com 17 May '13, 4pm

By Brett Wolf Fri May 17, 2013 12:34pm EDT ST. LOUIS, May 17 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - U.S. authorities have seized two ...

U.S. authorities seize accounts of major Bitcoin operator

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reuters.com 17 May '13, 4pm

By Brett Wolf Fri May 17, 2013 12:34pm EDT ST. LOUIS, May 17 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - U.S. authorities have seized two ...

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news.yahoo.com 17 May '13, 4pm

ST. LOUIS, May 17 (Thomson Reuters Accelus ) - U.S. authorities have seized two accounts linked to a major operator in the...

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preview.reuters.com 17 May '13, 4pm

ST. LOUIS - U.S. authorities have seized two accounts linked to a major operator in the booming Bitcoin digital currency m...

U.S. seizes operator accounts of major Japanese Bitcoin exchange

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infowars.com 17 May '13, 10pm

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huffingtonpost.com 17 May '13, 6pm

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huffingtonpost.com 17 May '13, 6pm

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REPORT: US Authorities Seize 2 Bitcoin Accounts Linked Mt. Gox Exchange

REPORT: US Authorities Seize 2 Bitcoin Accounts...

businessinsider.com 17 May '13, 4pm

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youtube.com 18 May '13, 1pm

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US seizes top Bitcoin exchange as crackdown begins

US seizes top Bitcoin exchange as crackdown begins

rt.com 15 May '13, 10pm

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youtube.com 17 May '13, 12pm

US authorities have frozen the account of the world's largest Bitcoin exchange, which helps move the customers' cash onlin...