US marshals Service announced that it will auction around 2170 bitcoin confiscated in various federal, criminal, civil and administrative cases
The auction will be held on March 19, 2018, between 8:00 and 14:00. Tenderers who want to participate in the competition must meet the registration requirements by 12:00, March 14 paying a deposit of 200 thous., dollars.
Bitcoiny will be offered in 14 different packages:
Two packages of 500 BTC, 11 packages of 100 BTC and one package of approximately 70 BTC.
victorious will be notified individually about your winnings.
Cases in which they were confiscated Bitcoiny , provided in an official announcement on the US website marshals Service. Among these cases is Shaun Bridges, a Secret Service agent who was convicted of theft of 800,000 dollars in BTC in 2015.
US marshals Service previously sold at the auction Bitcoiny detained in the course of civil and criminal proceedings. On January 22, 2018, the Agency sold 3,813 BTC units with a value of over 40 million. dollars.
Last year, the last auction carried out by the US marshals took place in August 2016, when 2700 BTC units were sold. The estimated market value at this time was almost 1.6 million. dollars.