Feds charge former agents with bitcoin money laundering | TheHill

DOJ alleges agents funneled in an investigation to their personal accounts.

The Justice Department is charging two former federal agents who were investigating a black market digital currency website with stealing money they recovered.

The federal agents were part of task force that ultimately shut down the illegal Silk Road website in 2013, but not before Carl Force, an undercover agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Secret Service special agent Shaun Bridges funneled bitcoin digital currency from the investigation into their personal accounts, the DOJ alleges.

Source: Feds charge former agents with bitcoin money laundering | TheHill