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German Authorities Shut Down ‘World’s Largest And Longest-Running’ Darknet Market, Seize $25M in Bitcoin

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The Russians are big identity thieves.
 

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Who did they arrest, or was this merely the servers?
 

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This is the second $multi-million bitcoin seizure I've read about just today.
 

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And yet, they want me to use it.
Over....say....Gold or Silver.

Nah.

Bitcoin HAS performed better than Gold coin, though.
But. There is a lot of game left to play. And the electrons are still flowing...
 

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Bitcoin was never immune from tracing or seizure. It's been misunderstood and got by authorities early on because it was new tech and had a learning curve. Not anymore.
 

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So another example of bitcoin not really a safe investment
 

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Somebody is gonna get rich.
Ain't gonna be me.

Or 99.999% of BC holders.

But really, what happens to that money?
 

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So another example of bitcoin not really a safe investment
Nothing is safe from government when they decide to steal it. Private ownership of gold in Amerika was forbade by a traitor named FDR 89 years and 1 day ago and wasn't repealed until New Years Eve 1974...41 years later.

Particularly relevant now because this clearly unlawful act was done under the "trading with the enemy act" of 1917 with some bs changes hastily added via the "Emergency banking act" of 1933. If any of this sounds remarkably similar to S.3771(Stop Russian GOLD Act of 2022), well there's a reason for that.

The sanctions on Russia are actually sanctions on you. For which crypto currencies could be quite useful...just as is gold, but our rulers on both sides of the pond do not want you to be able to engage in economic freedom.