Tag Archives: Seized

US Marshals Seeks New Recruit to Dispose of Seized Crypto

The U.S. Marshals is looking to hire an individual who can manage cryptocurrencies for the Asset Forfeiture Division. Over the last few years, the law enforcement agency has seized thousands of bitcoins from a variety of investigations. Now the Marshals are in need someone who is competent enough to handle matters like wallet creation, managing blockchain forks, and token transfers. ...

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Auction of Seized Bitcoin Draws Interest From 110 Countries

Wilsons Auctions on Feb. 28 successfully sold off 315 bitcoin seized by the Belgian police from dark web drug dealers. The 24-hour online auction attracted interest from buyers from 110 countries. Also read: Europe’s Regulatory Head Seeks Further Control of Crypto Assets Wilsons Sells Off $ 420k of Confiscated Crypto Irish auctioneer Wilsons won the contract to dispose of the ...

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Irish Auctioneer to Sell off 315 BTC Seized by Belgian Police

Irish auctioneer Wilsons Auctions is to sell off 315 bitcoins seized by the Belgian government in a drug trafficking case that involved the dark net. The 24-hour online auction will start at noon on Feb. 28. Also read: Bitgo Obtains $ 100M Insurance Policy to Cover Crypto Assets Wilsons to Auction $ 390k Worth of Drug-Related Crypto Wilsons said in a ...

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Analysis: How Jeff Flake seized the spotlight in Kavanaugh confirmation

If Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation is a drama, Arizona's Sen. Jeff Flake is playing a starring role.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Regulations Roundup: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaj’s Assets Seized

In recent regulatory news, a report published by Diar has found that U.S. government agencies have paid approximately $ 5.7 million USD to blockchain analysis contractors, India’s Enforcement Directorate has seized $ 5.9 Million worth of assets linked to the case of Amit Bhardwaj, and the Bank of International Settlements finds cryptocurrencies to “not, at this point, pose a global ...

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Feds win access to records seized from ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Investigators for the Southern District of New York seized records in April when they executed search warrants at Michael Cohen's New York City home.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Over 500 BTC Belonging to Iranians Seized by US Government: Report

According to the head of Iran’s Blockchain Association, over 500 BTC belonging to Iranians were confiscated by the U.S. government last year, and the number is still rising. He explains that Iranians are unable to take action through proper channels from within their country due to Iran’s legal status of cryptocurrency. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space ...

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UK Police Top up Budget With Proceeds From Sale of Seized BTC

A UK police department has sold 295 BTC which they say were legally seized from a drug dealer. The court ordered him to forfeit his crypto stored in a hardware wallet. The police reportedly get to keep 18.8% of the sale proceeds. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space British Police Seized BTC from Drug Dealer The Crown ...

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