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SF Programmer Convicted Of Operating Underground Drug Website Silk RoadA San Francisco man has been convicted in New York of creating and operating the underground website Silk Road as a drug-selling haven.
2 Bitcoin Operators Charged In SF Drug Website BustThe top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to commit money laundering by selling more than $1 million in Bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road, authorities said Monday.
Alleged Drug Kingpin Arrested At SF Library Ordered Held Without BailA San Francisco man has been ordered held without bail in New York after a prosecutor accused him of running a massive online drug empire and paying $730,000 to try to kill six people.
More Arrests After Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Nabbed In San FranciscoAuthorities in Britain, Sweden, and the United States have arrested eight more people following last week's closure of Silk Road, a notorious black market website which helped dealers to sell drugs under the cloak of anonymity.
SF Bail Hearing Postponed For Accused Online Drug KingpinA man accused of running a billion-dollar online drug bazaar known as Silk Road appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Friday, but at the request of his defense attorney, his detention hearing was postponed until next week.
Witnesses Describe Dramatic Arrest Of Alleged Drug Kingpin Inside SF Library The dramatic arrest inside a San Francisco public library of a man accused of running an underground drug website has become the talk of the neighborhood.
Alleged SF Online Drug Kingpin Also Accused Of Seeking Murders-For-HireA man who was arrested at the Glen Park library in San Francisco on Tuesday on charges of running a billion-dollar online drug market is also accused of seeking two murders-for-hire in January and March of this year to protect his empire.
Feds Arrest Alleged Online Drug Kingpin At San Francisco Public Library ComputerA hidden website operated by a San Francisco man became a vast black market bazaar that brokered $1.2 billion in transactions for illegal drugs and services, according to court papers made public on Wednesday.
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