trib.al – Email Share Tweet Save More Photo The United States Marshals Service announced on Monday that it would auction 50,000 Bitcoins, worth around $19 million, seized in connection with the now-defunct online bazaar Silk Road. The auction, scheduled for Dec. 4, comes about five months after the Marshals Service’s first Bitcoin auction, when it sold nearly 30,000 of the Bitcoins seized from Silk Road, which was shut down in October 2013 after authorities said it was online marketplace for illegal drugs and other illicit activities.

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