Silk Road 2 Loses Over 4400 Bitcoins in Alleged Hack

Community suspects SR2 ops were complicit, or maybe just incompetent

The darknet marketplace, Silk Road 2, told its users yesterday that someone had stolen all the Bitcoins being held online in escrow. Estimates of the amount vary, but 4,474 Bitcoins (worth $2.7 million) apparently have gone missing. Silk Road 2’s operators have blamed a weakness in the Bitcoin transaction protocols, …