Agent pleads guilty to theft bitcoins Silk Road




A US agent who embezzled during research in the rolled Silk Road bitcoins from the marketplace, pleaded guilty. A second agent would have seized continues to deny otherwise bitcoins.

Silk Road Agent Shaun Bridges, working as a forensic expert in the secret service, according to the US Department of Justice admitted that in March this year bitcoins worth approximately $ 820,000, or 722,000 euros, has been stolen from the bitcoinvoorraad Silk Road, the anonymous marketplace of the convicted to life imprisonment Ross Ulbricht.

Bridges passwords would have won by a former employee of Silk Road and then bitcoins to make his own wallet on. Through the now defunct Mt. Gox he would have to withdraw the bitcoins in dollars, reports Bloomberg. Through the confession the agent can expect a lower sentence.

A second officer who is suspected of stealing bitcoins from the remnants of Silk Road, Carl Force continues to deny. The former DEA agent Ulbricht would have extorted and then bitcoins worth $ 235,000 paid to have a bank account in Panama. Nor would he an incompetent bitcoinbedrijf which he had a financial interest, have it checked for possible illegal activities. Both cases must, individually,

Tags: , , ,

In: Technology & Gadgets Asked By: [18748 Red Star Level]

Answer this Question

You must be Logged In to post an Answer.

Not a member yet? Sign Up Now »

Star Points Scale

Earn points for Asking and Answering Questions!

Grey Sta Levelr [1 - 25 Grey Star Level]
Green Star Level [26 - 50 Green Star Level]
Blue Star Level [51 - 500 Blue Star Level]
Orange Star Level [501 - 5000 Orange Star Level]
Red Star Level [5001 - 25000 Red Star Level]
Black Star Level [25001+ Black Star Level]