Dreadpirateroberts

12.27.15
The Silk Road bust almost didn't happen
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The Silk Road bust almost didn't happen

If it weren't for one man insisting that the digital evidence trail was worth pursuing, Dread Pirate Roberts would still be free.

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09.01.15
Another Silk Road spy pleaded guilty to laundering bitcoins
09.01.15

Another Silk Road spy pleaded guilty to laundering bitcoins

The Silk Road is paved with stolen bitcoins, apparently.

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07.02.15
Silk Road investigator pleads guilty to stealing bitcoins
07.02.15

Silk Road investigator pleads guilty to stealing bitcoins

Carl Force just pleaded guilty to a swindle worthy of a hollywood thriller.

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05.27.15
Silk Road creator could spend decades behind bars
05.27.15

Silk Road creator could spend decades behind bars

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht aka Dread Pirate Roberts will be an old man by the time he gets...

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05.22.15
Silk Road Survival: In conversation with 'Deep Web' director Alex Winter
05.22.15

Silk Road Survival: In conversation with 'Deep Web' director Alex Winter

An unassuming, Mormon family man. A brilliant physics and engineering student with a goofy smile....

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04.28.15
Judge denies mistrial in case against Silk Road's founder (again)
04.28.15

Judge denies mistrial in case against Silk Road's founder (again)

If you were hoping that Ross Ulbricht (Dread Pirate Roberts of Silk Road fame) was going to get a...

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11.17.14
US Marshals will auction 50,000 Bitcoins seized from Silk Road
11.17.14

US Marshals will auction 50,000 Bitcoins seized from Silk Road

Want a virtual piece of law enforcement history? You're about to get your chance. The US Marshal's...

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09.17.14
'Deep Web' is a show based on the Silk Road story
09.17.14

'Deep Web' is a show based on the Silk Road story

If the hacker bits in House of Cards' second season stoked a fire in you for the illicit parts of...

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10.02.13
FBI seizes black market website Silk Road, arrests its founder
10.02.13

FBI seizes black market website Silk Road, arrests its founder

Light just reached one of the darker corners of the web: the FBI has seized Silk Road, a site infa...

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