Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Forfeiture of $28 Million Worth of Bitcoins Belonging to Silk Road

Seized Bitcoins will likely be auctioned off

Silk Road was a website that sold anything, including illegal drugs, porn and, well, anything, in exchange for the virtual currency, Bitcoins. Such purchases were largely anonymous, since the Bitcoin system does not identify users by name or location. The dimbulb operators of the site based it in the USA, …