California Federal Court Allows Bail to Be Paid in Bitcoin128.24

A US Federal Court in California has allowed a defendant to pay his bail fees in Bitcoin, local news media reported August 15 in what sources say is not a first-time use case for the cryptocurrency.

According to Palo Alto-based Daily Post, this week a federal judge allowed Martin Marsich, who faced charges of hacking into a local video game company, to pay his $750,000 bail in “Bitcoin or any cryptocurrency.”

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