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[SecurityWeek] French police disrupt an illegal Bitcoin trading ring

08/07/2014

French authorities seized 200,000 Euros worth of Bitcoins when they conducted Europe’s first crackdown of an illegal Bitcoin trading network. Police arrested and charged a French national and a Tunisian national behind the illegal Bitcoin trading website following raids in Nice, Cannes, Toulouse and Brussels. 200,000 Euros equals about 388 Bitcoins.

Source: Security Week