30 Jun '14, 4pm

US Marshals Release Update on Silk Road Bitcoin Auction

US Marshals Release Update on Silk Road Bitcoin Auction

The US Marshals Service (USMS), the federal agency tasked with managing the auction of more than 30,000 BTC seized from defunct online black market Silk Road, has released new data about Friday’s event. The agency told CoinDesk that 45 registered bidders participated in the event, and that 63 bids were received over the course of the auction, which ran from 6am EST to 6pm EST on 27th June. The USMS suggests that more information about the auction could be forthcoming, though the agency was vague about what it would ultimately release. A spokesperson told CoinDesk: “The award process is ongoing, so we do not have the final number of winning bidders yet.” The number of confirmed bidders in the auction, however, continued to grow today, with The Wall Street Journal indicating that Boston-based bitcoin financial services company Circle had participated. With the news, Circle j...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/us-marshals-release-new-data-silk...

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