30 Mar '15, 6pm

Feds Finally Find Real Crime in Silk Road Case: Its Agents Stealing Bitcoin

Arising from the federal government's multi-pronged investigation into the operation of the darkwebsite Silk Road, used to buy and sell any item, legal or not, today the Justice Department released a criminal complaints against a Drug Enforcement Administration agent and a Secret Service agent for robbing bitcoin while conducting the investigation. The actual criminal complaint against Carl Force (DEA) and Shaun Bridges (Secret Service). In it, Force is accused of extorting bitcoin from "Dread Pirate Roberts," the pseudonymous operator of Silk Road, under various fake identities, and keeping bitcoin delivered to him in his capacity as undercover agent rather than turning them over to the government. He is also accused of working as a compliance officer for a bitcoin exchange called CoinMKT (while still working as a DEA agent) and in that capacity stealing $297,000 worth of...

Full article: http://reason.com/blog/2015/03/30/feds-finally-find-real-...

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