Authorities See Worth of Bitcoin
"Senior U.S. law-enforcement and regulatory officials said they see benefits in digital forms of money and are making progress in tackling its risks."
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"The FBI has shut down the online drug bazaar Silk Road -- and arrested the man who they say created it."
Liberty Reserve co-founder pleads guilty in $6 billion money-laundering case
"In May, the anonymous online banking service Liberty Reserve was abruptly shut down as part of an international sting by the Justice Department."