Bulgarian police Bitcoins

Bitcoins Bulgarian police seized from an ‘organised crime gang’ would now pay off a FIFTH of the country’s national debt after value rises by 600% in six months

  • Officers seized hundreds of thousands of units of the virtual currency in May
  • It was worth $500million at the time but the value of Bitcoin has since surged
  • The haul of 213,519 units is now worth a staggering $3.3billion
  • Thta is enough to pay off almost a quarter of Bulgaria’s national debt

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5163209/Bulgaria-Bitcoins-pay-FIFTH-debt.html#ixzz50rvA3d4d
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That is enough to pay off almost a quarter of Bulgaria’s national debt, although it is not known what the authorities have done with the currency. 

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1 Comment on Bulgarian police Bitcoins

  1. Plamen Miltenoff
    December 15, 2017 at 10:11 pm (1 year ago)

    KRYPTOWÄHRUNG :
    Bulgarien ist Bitcoin-Großbesitzer
    VON FRANZ NESTLER -AKTUALISIERT AM 14.12.2017-18:39
    http://www.faz.net/aktuell/finanzen/digital-bezahlen/bulgarien-ist-bitcoin-grossbesitzer-15341047.html

    Bulgarien ist aber nicht das einzige oder erste Land, das Bitcoin von Kriminellen konfisziert hat. Das amerikanische FBI konfiszierte schon im September 2013 144.000 Bitcoin. Sie gehörten Ross William Ulbricht, dem Betreiber der legendären „Silk Road“.

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