Federal Agents Busted for Stealing Bitcoins, Extorting Silk Road Founder

Two former federal agents were charged Monday with stealing Bitcoin and laundering money while working at the center of last year’s massive investigation into the now-defunct Silk Road. Justice Department officials announced the charges against former DEA officer Carl Mark Force and former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges. At the time, the government seized about $33 million worth of Bitcoin …

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