30 Mar '15, 4pm

US Agents Charged Over Bitcoin Fraud

Two former federal agents have been charged with bitcoin money laundering, wire fraud and other offences, the US Justice Department says. Former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent Carl Force and ex-Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges were due to appear before a judge on Monday. Both are accused of stealing the digital currency during the investigation into the black market website Silk Road. Silk Road was a dark web internet marketplace used for drugs The Justice Department said Force developed online personas and engaged in illegal activities including "complex Bitcoin transactions to steal from the government and the targets of the investigation". Bridges, meanwhile, allegedly diverted to his personal account more than $800,000 (£540,000) in digital currency that he controlled during the probe. Play video "Silk Road Kingpin Conviction" Video: Silk Road Kingpin Co...

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