SEIZED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEIZED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Turkey: 4 Turks abducted in Iraq freed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58093751-68/iraq-turks-abducted-freed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58093751-68/iraq-turks-abducted-freed.html.csp">Turkey: 4 Turks abducted in Iraq freed</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T09:45:02.724-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 09:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ankara, Turkey • Turkey says four of its citizens who were abducted by an armed group in Iraq have been freed. A Foreign Ministry statement said Friday that the Turks were abducted along with several other foreign workers while travelling from the city of Al-Dour to Kirkuk, in northern Iraq. It said the Turks were freed Thursday through Turkish efforts but did not provide further details. Some 80 other Turks seized in Mosul by militants of the al-Qaida-inspired group known as the Islamic state o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580937512014-06-20T09:45:02.724-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T09:45:02.724-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093751@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:45:02 MDT Marshal to auction bitcoins seized from Silk Road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58062265-79/bitcoins-auction-marshals-road.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58062265-79/bitcoins-auction-marshals-road.html.csp">Marshal to auction bitcoins seized from Silk Road</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER SVENSSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T16:56:02.031-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York• The U.S. Marshals Service said Thursday it will auction roughly $18 million in bitcoins seized last fall from Silk Road, a website that was effectively the eBay of illegal drugs. The marshals said Thursday that they will auction the virtual “coins,” consisting of sets of numbers entered in an online public ledger, via the Web on June 27. Authorities say Silk Road generated more than $1 billion in illicit business from January 2011 to October 2013, when alleged operator Ross William Ulb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580622652014-06-12T16:56:02.031-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T16:56:02.031-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58062265@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:56:02 MDT