26 Jun '14, 11am

U.S. government to auction massive bitcoin trove: Authorities shut down one of the world's most notorious blac...

Authorities shut down one of the world's most notorious black markets for drugs last year, and this week will auction off some of the fortune from the operation. The twist? That fortune is a cache of bitcoins, the volatile digital currency whose value has gyrated wildly over the last year. Not that Bitcoin's volatility is stopping people from checking out the goods before the auction begins on Friday. The auction is open to anyone, and hedge fund directors, lawyers, investment managers and tech industry employees have requested information about the offering. The federal government is auctioning 29,656 bitcoins , which is just a fraction of the 144,000 recovered by the U.S. Marshals Service in its crackdown on the Silk Road online marketplace. The stash up for grabs this week is worth roughly $16.7 million. Play Video Sunday Morning BitCoin and the future of money It's bee...

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