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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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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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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

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Kim Dotcom wins access to seized property from 2012 raid

The Megaupload founder wins his case after a court finds that the warrants used to raid his home were illegal.

By May 31, 2013

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Three sites seized after pirating Android apps, DOJ says

The government agency says the sites were allowing users to illegally download copyrighted Android applications.

By August 22, 2012

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Domains seized from Demonoid BitTorrent site up for sale

The Ukraine-based file-sharing site -- once on the U.S. "Notorious Markets List" -- was taken offline earlier this month in a coordinated international effort.

By August 12, 2012