Silk Road

Former DEA Agent Sentenced To 6.5 Years In Prison For Corruption In Silk Road ProbeA former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent who admitted stealing more than $500,000 in Bitcoin while investigating the Silk Road black market website was sentenced in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to six and one-half years in prison.
Former Secret Service Agent Who Stole $820K In Bitcoins Pleads Guilty To Felonies Connected To Silk Road InvestigationA former Secret Service agent who stole $820,000 worth of bitcoin from the Silk Road online black market while investigating it pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco Monday to two felony charges.
Mastermind Behind Silk Road Online Drug-Selling Site Sentenced To Life In PrisonRoss Ulbricht, who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison. He was arrested in San Francisco in 2013.
DEA, Secret Service Agents Charged With Stealing Digital Currency During Silk Road InvestigationTwo former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items.
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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.
Programmer Accused Of Running Online Black Market Silk Road 2.0 Arrested In San Francisco26-year-old Blake Benthall has agreed to be transferred in custody to New York to face multiple charges for allegedly running the Silk Road 2.0 underground website.
Silk Road Search Was Illegal, Defense Lawyer SaysLawyers for Ross Ulbricht, the San Francisco man charged with operating Silk Road—an online marketplace for illegal drugs, are asking a judge in New York to toss out most of the evidence against him.
SF Man Indicted On Charges Of Running Illegal Online Drug WebsiteA San Francisco man has been indicted on charges he was the mastermind behind a secret website that brokered more than $1 billion in transactions for illegal drugs and services.
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.
Accused Drug Website Entrepreneur Asks Government To Return $30M In BitcoinsAn Internet entrepreneur accused of being behind an online marketplace for illegal drugs has asked the government to return more than $30 million in bitcoin seized from his computers.
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.
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