The final auction of confiscated Silk Road bitcoins resulted in four winners, the U.S. Marshals Service spokesperson said on Thursday.
New York-based bitcoin exchange itBit won five blocks of the digital currency which is equal approximately to 10,000 bitcoins.
The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) has recently announced the results of its third auction for another set of Bitcoins confiscated from the Silk Road marketplace.
On March 5, 2015, the US Marshals concluded its third auction of bitcoins seized from Ross Ulbricht.
The U.S. Marshals Service put a set of 50,000 bitcoins, seized from the Silk Road, on sale.
American venture capital investor Tim Draper won a part of 50,000 bitcoins, put out to tender by the US government on December 4th.
USMS (the U.S. Marshals Service) announced that it will auction off 50,000 Bitcoin belonging to Ross Ulbricht, the alleged mastermind of the original Silk Road.
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.