The crooked Secret Service agent who stole Silk Road bitcoins did it again after pleading guilty


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/11/09/repeat-offender.html


#2

I’m confused. Why hasn’t he been nominated for a Cabinet post (it really does not matter which one, now does it)? He certainly has all the qualifications of those actually serving as such, if not even more so.


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Did the owners get their property back?


#5

Why hasn’t tRump pardoned him yet?


#6

I would think it would preferable to be alone in prison, than be around the other inmates.


#7

Trump doesn’t know what Bitcoin is, or why this is a crime.

For that matter, I’m not sure most people understand what Bitcoin is, even if they own some.


#8

Emphasis mine, to point out the government feels that just plain taking stuff is bad, unless you can call it civil forfeiture.


#9

So - they need it for covert activities?

And - how would you even give it back to an anonymous owner?


#10

It’s not a bug, it’s a feature.

/s


#11

Comptroller of the Currency


#12

He was a sweet and tender hooligan, hooligan
And he said that he’d never, never do it again
And of course he won’t (oh, not until the next time) …


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