Prosecutors in Germany sold seized digital currency worth 12 million euros ($13.9 million), CoinTelegraph reports, citing Germany daily newspaper Der Tagesspiegel.
The prosecutors collected the funds in criminal proceedings against online platform “Lesen un Lauschen,” which had offered e-books and audiobooks for sale illegally.
Prosecutors sold 1,312 bitcoins (BTC), as well as significant amounts of other digital currencies, including 1,399 bitcoin cash (BCH), 1,312 bitcoin gold (BTG), and 220 ether (ETH). The cryptocurrencies were sold over the course of two months in 1,600 individual transactions. Read more here.