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The Feds Seized $1 Billion in Stolen Silk Road Bitcoins

A hacker identified only as Individual X had been sitting on a cryptocurrency gold mine for seven years ahead of the IRS came knocking.More than seven years have passed since Ross Ulbricht was arrested in the science fiction part of a San Francisco library and faced with running the sprawling, dark web drug bazaar called the Silk Road. But once the Feds laid on the job Ulbricht's laptop that day, they found keys to unlock merely a fraction of the bitcoins that he had amassed within the Silk Road's years of bustling black world market - https://darkwebmarkets.org/ drug trade. Today the Justice Department finally revealed the place where a billion-dollar tranche of the Silk Road's treasure finished up: stolen by a mysterious hacker, and now seized by the US Treasury.