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DOJ Seizes $4B in BTC — A Look Back at a Story That Began in 2016 With the Bitfinex Hack

A surreal story that raises questions about how these 94K BTC will be used by the DOJ.

Illustration by Sylvain Saurel

The news has been making headlines all over the media in the last few hours. The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) now owns more BTC than any government in the world, except…




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Sylvain Saurel

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