PLEASE NOTE THAT SUNDAY MARCH 11th IS A TIME CHANGE IN THE EASTERN U.S.
(YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING THE TIME DURING REGISTRATION AND THE AUCTION)
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THIS SEALED BID AUCTION.
This sealed bid auction is for approximately 2,170 Bitcoin (structure details below). The required deposit to participate in this auction is $200,000.00 USD.
These Bitcoin were forfeited in various federal criminal, civil and administrative cases, including:
There is a sale planned for March 19, 2018, in which the United States Marshals are aiming to auction almost $25 million in bitcoin (BTC). The sell-off would be a significant portion of their crypto stockpile accumulated in recent times.
They announced their plans for this auction on March 6, 2018, and detailed how there would be about 2,170 bitcoins auctioned off in this sale.
Any party that wishes to sign up as a bidder will have to make a deposit of $200,000, as well as meeting all of the registration specifications before the auction in order to participate as outlined by the Marshals Service.