The FBI

the FBI seized 144,000 Bitcoins while shutting down the Silk Road marketplace in 2013

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FBI Has Gained Control of bitcoin Exchange BTC-e

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The IRS has declared that digital currencies are taxable property, and is waging a legal battle to unmask Bitcoin users who haven’t been properly disclosing their capital gains and losses. Reports suggest that the vast majority of Bitcoin transactions go under the radar. That could mean potentially millions more for the feds to take as their own.