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Ex-federal agents at center of Silk Road case charged with stealing bitcoins
Ex-federal agents at center of Silk Road case charged with stealing bitcoins

Two former federal agents investigating the black market website Silk Road, where drugs were sold for bitcoins, have been accused of stealing some of the digital currency during the probe. Carl M. Force and Shaun W. Bridges, both of whom were integral to the operation that ended with the conviction of the alleged founder of Silk Road, were charged with theft of government property, wire fraud and money laundering, according to a 95-page criminal complaint unsealed Monday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco. Earlier this year, Ross William Ulbricht was convicted on drug trafficking, money laundering and other charges in allowing millions of drug deals to take place through the Silk...

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