/US Sheriffs Welcome $1.7 Million Windfall After Students Plead Guilty to Stealing 5400 BTC

US Sheriffs Welcome $1.7 Million Windfall After Students Plead Guilty to Stealing 5400 BTC



Two Jacksonville students are facing up to two decades behind bars after pleading guilty to stealing $4 million worth of bitcoin. The pair hacked darknet site Sheep Marketplace in 2013 and made off with 5,400 BTC. Under forfeiture laws, Nassau County Sheriff’s Office will share in a $1.7 million windfall.

Source: US Sheriffs Welcome .7 Million Windfall After Students Plead Guilty to Stealing 5400 BTC