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Canada Orders Convicted Dark Web Narcotrafficker to Forfeit $1.8 Million in Bitcoin

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By CCN.com: As CCN previously reported, Canadian Matthew Phan has been fighting to keep his cryptocurrency holdings out of the hands of the government after his arrest in 2015 and subsequent conviction. Phan’s argument was tenuous: he argued that not all of his crypto stash came from drug sales and that he should be allowed to keep his altcoins. The judge in his case has finally ruled on the matter, and Phan comes out in actually half-decent shape. You see, his Bitcoin stash was worth about $88,000 Canadian at the time of his arrest in 2015. Today it is worth

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