Silk Roads Shutdown US government seizes Bitcoins

bri (@hazybrainwaves) 8 years, 3 months ago

Since HE is what introduced me to this underground gem I thought it was appropriate to share. I haven’t been on here in awhile I apologize if this is repetitive.

How the FBI tracked down Dread Pirate Roberts

October 3, 2013 at 12:13 pm
phanci3 (46) (@phanci3) 8 years, 3 months ago ago

Wait gov. seizing all bitcoins?

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Bob (18) (@jallis11) 8 years, 3 months ago ago

Just the ones that were on the site when it was closed. Also the dude who ran SR was arrested.

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MonkeyZazu (1,865)M (@monkeyzazu) 8 years, 3 months ago ago

Pretty sad. I hate seeing good hackers go down… Free w0rmer.


@phanci3
, that article said they confiscated 3.6 million in bit coins from that guy. No way they could seize all the bitcoins.

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Kevin (536) (@placid) 8 years, 3 months ago ago

http://www.theverge.com/2013/10/2/4795502/the-fbi-busted-silk-road-but-not-the-dark-web-behind-it just read this article from the verge. Apearently he just kinda fucked up and not because FBI can track people using tor.

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