20 Aug '13, 1pm

Government seized $2.9m from bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox

Government seized $2.9m from bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox

Article updated on August 20 at 18:46 BST. The US government seized over $2.9m from Mutum Sigillum LLC, a subsidiary of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, a court document has revealed. Published yesterday by GigaOM , the seizure warrant issued by the district court in Maryland details that the contents of a Dwolla account registered in the name of Mutum Sigillum LLC were to be seized. The warrant was issued on 14th May, however, it was only filed on 19th August by US magistrate judge Susan K. Gauvey. The inventory of property taken reads: “Contents of Dwolla account #812-649-1010 registered in the name of Mutum Sillum LLC, held in custody of Veridian Credit Union in the amount of $2,915,507.40.” Ars Technica obtained a copy of the seizure warrant , minus the inventory, back in May. This detailed why the US Department of Homeland Security issued the warrant. Mutum Sigillum allegedl...

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