US resists have a sum of 69.370 bitcoin confiscated, which should come from passed the 2013 closed darknet drug market square silk road. The coins have an hour of over a billion US dollar or around 905 million euros. The crypto money had shamed at an address for several years and was first moved on tuesday evening, which had taken care of astellation and speculation – until the US department of justice was then recognized as an actor behind thursday evening. It is the soared confiscation of crypto money in the history of the ministry.
"The successful investigations against the silk road grunder in 2015 will love a billion-dollar question. Where the money has remained?", said prosecutor david L. Anderson according to the press release. Now you can answer the question at least a stucco to answer, so anderson. Overall, the US resistors say that the silk road around 600.000 bitcoin should have taken in commercial goods, whose whereabouts is not yet fully clarified. Around 174.000 bitcoin should have been ensured from the FBI, which this crypto money was already auctioned.
According to the US resistant to a "individual X" designated person who stolen coins 2012 or 2013 with a hack of silk road. But the person came to the person but only 2020, as a researcher of the tax attacks IRS together with a blockchain analytical company – according to reports chainalysis – in an investigation 54 unacceptable transactions in the context of silk road could be resorted in the context of silk road. The person has given their understanding to the seizure, won it in court documents. Whether the part of a deal with the penal convergers is open. Also details about the hack and the suspicious person were not mentioned.
Whether the coins are then auctioned, remains to be seen. Currently, the civil procedure was initially started, which determines whether the US resistances are kept thirst. The address on which the money is parked is in the bitcoin rich list of the service binthocharts on # 5 number of addresses with the large credits. In addition, there are also credits in bitcoin cleaving such as bitcoin cash and bitcoin gold. In view of even increasing courses – the bitcoin is one hour with a price of around 15.400 US dollars again in hohe des kryptoboom in december 2017 – so the US administration has made a real catch.