30,000 Bitcoins go under the hammer

30,000 Bitcoins go under the hammer

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U.S. Marshals Service exposes for electronic trading of nearly 30 million units of virtual currency Bitcoin, which were confiscated from the servers blocked website Silk Road. Through this site, provided by an active drug trade and other criminal activities, experts TeleTrade.

At the current rate, the cost of auctioned kriptovalyuty is approximately 18 million dollars. All Bitcoins will be divided into 10 lots of approximately equal magnitude. Bidding is planned for June 27 and will continue for 12 hours. To participate in the auction, you must first convert the U.S. authorities 200 thousand dollars as a deposit. On the background of the information received about the auction, the rate of the currency fell by about 6.7% and is 585 dollars per unit.