26 Jun '14, 2pm

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The US Marshals Service (USMS) will auction off the bitcoin seized from Silk Road to the highest bidder tomorrow. It amounts to 29,656.51 BTC contained in wallet files residing on Silk Road servers. In total, there will be nine blocks of 3,000 bitcoin and one block of around 2,656 bitcoin offered in the auction, representing the amount stated in the forfeiture order by the court on 15th January, 2014. Although the authorities hold more coins, the auction does not include the approximate 140,000 BTC contained in wallet files that resided on computer hardware belonging to Ross William Ulbricht that were seized on 24th October, 2013 and are known as “DPR SEIZED COINS”. Establishing equivalent value Regardless of the morality of pre-trial asset forfeiture , the sale via auction of approximately $17 million worth of bitcoin by the USMS will establish the first governmental prec...

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