The restraining order, according to the DOJ, does not limit the e-gold company's ability to use its existing funds to satisfy requests to exchange e-gold into national currency for customers of nonseized accounts
Basically, any system has their bad apples. I am sure these fraudsters had bank accounts somewhere, so the banks have been told to release info and freeze assets as well. Only banks are real careful about this information, it will ruin their reputation. Ironically, this article is a praise to eGold.