German police confiscated 50K BTC as part of an investigation into the operation of a website with pirated content

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German police confiscated nearly 50,000 BTC ($2.17 billion) during investigations into pirate websites in January 2024.
Specifically, the case involved pirate portal Movie2K, whose founders used their profits to buy bitcoins until 2013.

To date, this is the largest seizure of cryptocurrency that has been carried out by German law enforcement.

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