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The Feds Seized $1 Billion in Stolen Silk Road Bitcoins

A hacker identified only as Individual X have been sitting on a cryptocurrency gold mine for seven years prior to the IRS came knocking.More than seven years have passed since Ross Ulbricht was arrested in the science fiction portion of a San Francisco library and charged with running the sprawling, dark web drug bazaar referred to as the Silk Road. But once the Feds laid practical Ulbricht’s laptop that day, they found keys to unlock just a fraction of the bitcoins he had amassed on the Silk Road’s years of bustling black world market drug trade. Today the Justice Department finally revealed in which a billion-dollar tranche of the Silk Road’s treasure wound up: stolen by a mystical hacker, and now seized by the US Treasury.