Articles by Michael Kaplan

Michael Kaplan covers breaking news for the International Business Times, with a special focus on the Middle East. He previously worked as a freelance journalist covering religion, politics and human rights in Turkey, and has also spent time in Morocco, the Palestinian West Bank, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan. His work has been published in Al Jazeera English, IRIN News, Religion News Service, the Forward and more. 

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US Marshals To Sell 660 Forfeited Bitcoins At Auction

The announcement by US Marshals said the sealed bid auction will sell bitcoin — worth approximately $4.3 million in today's prices — that were forfeited in federal criminal, civil, and administrative cases.