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Re: Homeland Security seizes funds at main Bitcoin exchange -- report

From: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 21:46:59 -0500
Message-ID: <CAFwScO-u+L4t3C-oHdO8EzUwDXnDikE17oQ8s7XeOd9G0mp3Aw@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Cc: Jeffrey Cliff <jeffrey.cliff@gmail.com>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
> That's not really true.  Mt. Gox said [1]:
> [[
> MtGox has read on the Internet that the United States Department of
> Homeland Security had a court order and/or warrant issued from the United
> States District Court in Maryland which it served upon the Dwolla mobile
> payment service with respect to accounts used for trading with MtGox. MtGox
> takes this information seriously. However, as of this time MtGox has not
> been provided with a copy of the court order and/or warrant and does not
> know its scope and/or the reasons for its issuance. MtGox is investigating
> and will provide further reports when additional information becomes known.
> ]]
investigating particular accounts is certainly an improvement over shutting
down the common carrier, as may have happened to eGold (I don't know
anything) Presumably Dwolla service hasn't even been interrupted.
Received on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 02:47:26 UTC

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