50,491 BTC "In" a Popcorn Box: The Incredible Story of the Silk Road Booty Now Held by the US Authorities.
James Zhong faces up to 20 years in prison.
This could be the beginning of a Hollywood movie, but it's a true story. The largest Bitcoin haul ever seized by U.S. authorities was on a computer hidden in a popcorn box under a pile of towels in a bathroom closet.
Recovered by U.S. police a year ago, the computer contained the keys to 50,491 BTC or $3.36 billion at the time. The U.S. police also disco…
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