Irish auctioneer Wilsons Auctions is to sell off 315 bitcoins seized by the Belgian government in a drug trafficking case that involved the dark net. The 24-hour online auction will start at noon on Feb. 28.
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Wilsons said in a statement that the loot, with no reserve, will be sold in lots ranging from 0.5 BTC to 4 BTC each. The 315 coins consist of 104.99 each of bitcoin core, bitcoin cash and bitcoin gold. The lots for BCH and BTG “will contain a larger number of coins” the auctioneer stated.
Wilsons, which won a contract from the Belgian government for the auction, said the bitcoin has a fluctuating value of more than £300,000 (~$390,000) in total. As part of the deal, the…