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Defendant in Tasmania's 'Biggest Drugs Bust' Paid with Bitcoin
A southern Tasmanian man has pleaded guilty to trafficking drugs and admitted that bitcoin was used to pay for them.
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Australian police
Australian Federal Investigators Look at Bitcoin's Organized Crime Role
The Australian Crime Commission has launched an official investigation into bitcoin's role in organized crime activity, called 'Project Longstrike'.
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cannabis
Black Market Cannabis Road Hacked, $100k in Bitcoin Lost
The future of online black market Cannabis Road is now uncertain after $100,000 in bitcoin was stolen by hackers.
cannabis

criminal, violence
Study: Silk Road May Have Reduced Drug Violence
A new study argues that online drug bazaars, such as Silk Road, can actually reduce drug-related violence.
criminal, violence

cocaine-drugs
Japan Makes First Bitcoin-Related Drug Arrest
The Japanese authorities have arrested an alleged drug importer with a penchant for digital currencies.
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