Silkroad

01.13.16
Ross Ulbricht appeals his Silk Road conviction
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Ross Ulbricht appeals his Silk Road conviction

You can't trust a case where corrupt law enforcement was involved, according to lawyers.

By J. Fingas,   01.13.16
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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.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.08.15
Ex-federal agent gets 6 years for stealing Silk Road bitcoins
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Ex-federal agent gets 6 years for stealing Silk Road bitcoins

The former Secret Service personnel was not "Worthy of Trust and Confidence."

By M. Moon,   12.08.15
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12.05.15
FBI arrests alleged Silk Road creator's mentor in Thailand
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FBI arrests alleged Silk Road creator's mentor in Thailand

He was reportedly Ross Ulbricht's trusted confidante.

By M. Moon,   12.05.15
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11.18.15
Carnegie Mellon says it didn't help the FBI hack Tor for money
11.18.15

Carnegie Mellon says it didn't help the FBI hack Tor for money

The university implies that it was served with a subpoena that requested the details of the Tor exploit it discovered.

By M. Moon,   11.18.15
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10.19.15
Rogue federal agent to serve 6.5 years for Silk Road scandal
10.19.15

Rogue federal agent to serve 6.5 years for Silk Road scandal

A former federal agent was sentenced to 78 months in prison for his involvement with the defunct online black market, Silk Road.

By T. Seppala,   10.19.15
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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.

By T. Seppala,   09.01.15
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07.22.15
Key Silk Road witness gets 2.5 years in jail
07.22.15

Key Silk Road witness gets 2.5 years in jail

Michael Duch, an IT consultant who became a drug kingpin on Silk Road has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail.

By D. Cooper,   07.22.15
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05.30.15
Ross Ulbricht verdict dismisses the idea of Silk Road as a safe place
05.30.15

Ross Ulbricht verdict dismisses the idea of Silk Road as a safe place

Ross Ulbricht is going away for life. The prosecution urged judge Katherine Forrest to send a stro...

By M. Lalwani,   05.30.15
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