How exactly did the Feds seize Mr. James Zhong's Bitcoin? So, apparently according to the article linked below, about 50,676 Bitcoins were seized after the FBI did a "search of his house in Gainesville, Georgia" about a year ago. My question is: How did they seize them?

How exactly did the Feds seize Mr. James Zhong's Bitcoin? So, apparently according to the article linked below, about 50,676 Bitcoins were seized after the FBI did a "search of his house in Gainesville, Georgia" about a year ago. My question is: How did they seize them?
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How exactly did the Feds seize Mr. James Zhong's Bitcoin? So, apparently according to the article linked below, about 50,676 Bitcoins were seized after the FBI did a "search of his house in Gainesville, Georgia" about a year ago. My question is: How did they seize them?

You can't seize any Bitcoin unless you have the keys, right? Otherwise it's not possible. Right? So...did Mr. Zhong have the keys written down somewhere in his house and they found the papers with the keys on them? Otherwise I don't see how they did it.

Here's the article: Feds announce seizure of $3.36 billion in bitcoin stolen a decade ago from illegal Silk Road marketplace—the second-largest crypto recovery (msn.com)

Anyone who knows, I would appreciate an explanation. Thanks in advance.

EDIT: Did he not ever take all his coins and CoinJoin them? Seriously, if he had done that and then just slowly spent them, would it have been possible to catch him?

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