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Second auction planned for bitcoins seized from Silk Road

50,000 bitcoins, worth about $20 million, were seized from digital wallets on computers belonging to Ross Ulbricht, the online drug market's alleged mastermind.

By November 17, 2014

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Feds to hold a Bitcoin auction for seized Silk Road money

The US Marshals Service could net nearly $20 million in an auction it's holding to sell the roughly 30,000 bitcoins it seized from the online drug bazaar's servers.

By June 12, 2014

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Customs seize haul of iPhone-shaped Tasers

Australian Customs and Police have netted a massive illegal weapons haul, arresting a Victorian man for importing 6,000 weapons, including hundreds of iPhone-shaped Tasers.

By May 4, 2014

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Silk Road forfeits $28M in Bitcoins seized from its servers

Prosecutors emphasize that the Bitcoins were seized in connection with a probe of the online drug marketplace -- not because they were Bitcoins.

By January 16, 2014

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Man busted smuggling 94 iPhones into China like body armor

Chinese officials reportedly discover an iPhone smuggler who didn't do a very good job of hiding his illegal booty.

By January 12, 2015

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Silk Road founder allegedly admitted site origins to friend

A college friend of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht testifies against him during the trial's second week.

By January 22, 2015

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Snapchat's unopened 'snaps' can be seized by the police

The ephemeral photo-sharing app says it's handed over about a dozen unopened user images to law enforcement officials with warrants.

By October 14, 2013

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Texas A&M football coach sacks pool boy on Twitter for tweet

Technically Incorrect: Football coach Kevin Sumlin was on the phone at home. His pool boy observed and tweeted about the experience. The coach was not happy.

By January 8, 2015

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FBI seizes online black market Silk Road, arrests owner

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has seized Deep Web Bitcoin-based black market Silk Road, an anonymous online marketplace, and arrested alleged owner Ross William Ulbricht, aka "Dread Pirate Roberts".

By October 2, 2013

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FBI seizes online drug marketplace Silk Road, outs owner in indictment

Ross Ulbricht, a San Francisco resident who goes by the online moniker "Dread Pirate Roberts," was indicted Wednesday for allegedly operating the drug Web site Silk Road after federal authorities shut it down.

By October 2, 2013