Wilsons Auctions on Feb. 28 successfully sold off 315 bitcoin seized by the Belgian police from dark web drug dealers. The 24-hour online auction attracted interest from buyers from 110 countries.
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Irish auctioneer Wilsons won the contract to dispose of the criminal assets on behalf of the Belgian Government. The 315 coins consisted of 104.99 each of bitcoin core, bitcoin cash and bitcoin gold. The total haul was valued at around £300,000 (~$420,000).
The Belfast Telegraph reported that the loot, with no reserve, was put under the hammer in lots ranging from 0.5 BTC to 4 BTC each. The lots for BCH and BTG contained a larger number of coins. Mallusk-based Wilsons also sold a small amount of…