Tag Archives: Shaun Bridges
- Ex-Secret Service agent fess up to stealing more Silk Road bitcoins
August 17, 2017
The former Secret Service agent already serving a six-year sentence for stealing bitcoins while investigating online black market Silk Road has confessed to pocketing even more sacks of the digital currency. In 2015, Shaun Bridges admitted that he funneled 20,000 bitcoins worth more than $820,000 to his personal account through...
- Ex-Silk Road agent suspected of stealing $700K in another bitcoin heist
July 4, 2016
And the Silk Road saga continues. Remember Shaun Bridges? He’s the former Secret Service agent who pleaded guilty to stealing from the now-defunct online black market Silk Road. Bridges was arrested in February—a day before he was scheduled to begin his six-year prison sentence—in his home in Maryland. If you...
- Ex federal agent once prosecuted for bitcoin theft arrested again
February 2, 2016
A former Secret Service agent who has once pleaded guilty to stealing from the now-defunct Silk Road website—in which he was part of the investigating team—has been arrested a day before he was scheduled to begin his prison sentence. Shaun Bridges was arrested last week at his home in Maryland,...
‘Game of skill’ allows users to bet on bitcoin price movements
September 1, 2017
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Roger Ver bets $1M that Bitcoin Cash will not be ‘short-lived’
September 22, 2017