Millions of Dollars Worth of Bitcoin Reportedly Seized in Australian Drug Bust

Millions of Dollars Worth of Bitcoin Reportedly Seized in Australian Drug Bust

Australian newspaper The Age this week reported that millions of dollars worth of bitcoin has been seized in a drug bust spearheaded by Victorian authorities. Said report indicates that the Director of Public Prosecutions "obtained a restraining order" on the bitcoins from the suspected drug traffickers' wallet some time in 2012-2013. This information came from the office's most recent annual report presented on Tuesday in state parliament. "Criminals have embraced the digital currency to transact in illicit goods and to launder money across borders, posing a challenge to law enforcement,"....


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