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March 11, 2015, 08:35:44 AM
Last edit: March 11, 2015, 09:13:17 AM by pawel7777
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Three Anonymous Bidders Take Home 50,000 Bitcoins In Silk Road Auction

http://www.forbes.com/sites/katevinton/2015/03/10/three-anonymous-bidders-take-home-50000-bitcoin-in-silk-road-auction/

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The U.S. Marshals Service has announced the results of its third Silk Road Bitcoin auction, which began on Thursday. Two winning bidders took home the bulk of the Bitcoin, with one anonymous participant winning 27,000 Bitcoin and the another winning 20,000 Bitcoin, according to USMS spokesperson Lynzey Donahue. A third winner took home just 3,000 Bitcoins.

The USMS would not comment on the price of the winning bids. At current market value, the three winners’ Bitcoin is worth $8 million, $5.9 million, and $0.9 million, respectively.
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March 11, 2015, 04:06:19 PM
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Three Anonymous Bidders Take Home 50,000 Bitcoins In Silk Road Auction

http://www.forbes.com/sites/katevinton/2015/03/10/three-anonymous-bidders-take-home-50000-bitcoin-in-silk-road-auction/

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The U.S. Marshals Service has announced the results of its third Silk Road Bitcoin auction, which began on Thursday. Two winning bidders took home the bulk of the Bitcoin, with one anonymous participant winning 27,000 Bitcoin and the another winning 20,000 Bitcoin, according to USMS spokesperson Lynzey Donahue. A third winner took home just 3,000 Bitcoins.

The USMS would not comment on the price of the winning bids. At current market value, the three winners’ Bitcoin is worth $8 million, $5.9 million, and $0.9 million, respectively.
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I would have bid $111 per BTC for the whole lot.



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March 11, 2015, 04:15:56 PM
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They should disclose the bids, so we can know how much they paid. I'm sure this is what everyone wants to know, not how the coins were shared among them.

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March 11, 2015, 04:25:42 PM
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They should disclose the bids, so we can know how much they paid. I'm sure this is what everyone wants to know, not how the coins were shared among them.

Maybe the bidders wish to remain anon or that was part of the terms of the auction. I would like to know who bought them though and how much they paid and also what they're going to do with them.
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