criminal forfeiture

Bitgo Chosen to Manage Seized Cryptocurrencies for the US Marshals Service

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The U.S. Marshals Service has published a contract showing the crypto custodian Bitgo has been chosen to manage law enforcement’s seized bitcoin acquired through criminal forfeiture. The contracted deal is $4.5 million for the storage, maintenance, and disposal of cryptocurrencies according to documents released on Wednesday.</strong> USMS Pens a Deal With Bitgo …

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Report Claims the FBI Uses Bitcoin Mixers During BTC Forfeiture Processing

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Over the last eight years, U.S. law enforcement has seized a great number of bitcoins and at one time, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) held one of the largest bitcoin wallets after the Silk Road takedown. A recently published report shows the FBI has started using cryptocurrency mixing applications in recent …

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