02 Oct '13, 11pm

Bitcoin takes a hit after Silk Road takedown

Bitcoin takes a hit after Silk Road takedown

bitcoin Bitcoin takes a hit after Silk Road takedown Devin Coldewey NBC News Facebook Share on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn GooglePlus Email Oct. 2, 2013 at 7:26 PM ET BTC-E This chart shows the drop in Bitcoin's value and increase in trading volume, starting at about 6 AM Eastern time. News this morning that the secretive illegal marketplace known as Silk Road had been taken down by the FBI sent Bitcoin, the currency used on the site, into a bit of a dive. But it's not the first drop the volatile online-only cash has seen since its value skyrocketed earlier this year, and it probably won't be the last. The FBI seized control of the Silk Road early Wednesday morning after months of investigation and arrested its alleged ringleader, 29-year-old San Franciscan William Ulbricht (AKA "Dread Pirate Roberts") — and in the process, took control of thousands of Bitcoins. These anonym...

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bbc.co.uk 03 Oct '13, 12pm

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rt.com 02 Oct '13, 3pm

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