US undercover agent jailed for six years for Silk Road Bitcoin theft

BitcoinImage copyright

Image caption

Virtual currency Bitcoin allowed Silk Road users to remain anonymous

A former undercover policeman has been sentenced to six and half years in prison for stealing $700,000 of the virtual currency bitcoin.

Agent, Carl Force was part of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation into the black market website Silk Road.

Silk Road allowed its users to buy and sell illicit good including drugs and weapons anonymously using

Read more ... source: TheBitcoinNews