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BTC-E Seized by Federal Government

BTC-E Seized BTC-E has long been a recognized as an exchange with shady beginnings. No one publically came forward as running it, there was uncertainty about it’s location, among many other issues. In a long string of exposing events, the US federal governments and several agencies have seized the domain. Federal Probe into Alleged Exchange …

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Tim Draper Wins Seized Bitcoin Auction, Now What?

Tim Draper took home 30,000 bitcoin in a federally-sponsored auction of seized bitcoins this past summer. Draper a venture capitalist, bought a full lot of 29,656 bitcoins from the government a few months back in an anonymous auction by the U.S. Marshall service. The auction received 63 offers from 45 registered bidders and the entire …

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