31 Mar '15, 12am

Two Former Federal Agents Charged With Stealing Bitcoin During Silk Road Investigation

Two Former Federal Agents Charged With Stealing Bitcoin During Silk Road Investigation

Image Credit: Associated Press Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing Bitcoin for their own personal gain while working undercover to help unmask Ross Ulbricht, the convicted mastermind behind the drug trafficking website. The two agents were both members of the Baltimore Silk Road Task Force, which helped conduct the investigation that led to the seizure of the Silk Road servers and Ross Ulbricht’s arrest in October 2013. Drug Enforcement Administration special agent Carl Mark Force IV, 46, was charged with wire fraud, theft of government property and money laundering. Maryland Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges, 32, was charged with wire fraud and money laundering. The lengthy account of how Force and Bridges allegedly abused their roles as federal agents during the Silk Road investigation was never mentioned in Ulbricht’s trial, which began in January...

Full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/katevinton/2015/03/30/two-for...

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