One of the Swedish companies transferred to the account of the compulsory enforcement Service of Sweden (SEA) of 0.6 BTC ($3100), according to SvD Näringsliv.
“We are used to working with the banking system. It is an asset of a different kind, which allows us to conduct operations in new ways,” – said the representative of the SEA John Paulson.
The authorities do not plan to keep the bitcoins and held an auction for the sale. However, the SEA claimed that the sale of bitcoins on the auction house a necessary measure, as at the state level there is no Agency that would provide services for opening accounts in bitcoins.
Previously, the island nation of Vanuatu located in the South-Western Pacific ocean, said that accepts bitcoin as payment on the program of obtaining citizenship.
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