silk road bitcoin auction

Bitcoin Investment Trust Syndicate Wins 48,000 BTC in Second Silk Road Bitcoin Auction
December 9th, 2014

The U.S. Marshals Service has announced that a syndicate of investors organized by the trading division of SecondMarket and its Bitcoin Investment Trust won 48,000 of the 50,000 bitcoins recently auctioned by the service.

Investor Tim Draper Won 2,000 BTC in the Second Silk Road Bitcoin Auction
December 5th, 2014

American venture capital investor Tim Draper won a part of 50,000 bitcoins, put out to tender by the US government on December 4th.

U.S. Marshals Service Received 27 Bids in Second Auction for Silk Road’s Bitcoins
December 4th, 2014

The US Marshal’s Service is reporting that 11 registered bidders submitted 27 bids, while the first Silk Road Bitcoin auction had 35 registered bidders that put in 63 bids.

U.S. Marshals Accidentally Leak List of Bidders in Silk Road Bitcoin Auction
June 19th, 2014

The US Marshals has inadvertently leaked a list of the potential participants in the Silk Road bitcoin auction that will be held on June 27th.

U.S. Government is Preparing to Sell 30,000 Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road
June 12th, 2014

The U.S. Marshals Services announced on Thursday that it will auction nearly 30,000 bitcoins, estimated to be worth $18 million, which were seized in an operation from the online drugs marketplace Silk Road.