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Ex-U.S. agent charged in Bitcoin theft to plead guilty

This April 3, 2013 file photo shows bitcoin tokens in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

One of two former U.S. agents charged with pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in digital money during the investigation of the illegal Silk Road Internet drug emporium reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. Shaun Bridges, who worked for the ...

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U.S. agents in Md. accused of siphoning $1M from Silk Road

This April 3, 2013 file photo shows bitcoin tokens in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the illegal black market Silk Road website while they and their agencies were operating an undercover investigation of the online drug bazaar.

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Silk Road drug dealer sentenced to 6 years

A former drug vendor on the Silk Road website, Jacob Theodore George IV, 33, of Edgewood, Maryland, on Friday was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to six years in prison. According to his plea agreement, from at least ...

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