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Silk Road Arrest

Agent Says He Was Undercover Silk Road Employee To Its Creator

Reuters | Nate Raymond | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology

NEW YORK, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A federal agent told jurors on Wednesday he covertly became an employee of the website Silk Road, chatting with its opera...

Jury Selection Starts In Alleged 'Silk Road' Creator's Trial

Reuters | Nate Raymond | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jury selection began on Tuesday in the trial of the suspected operator of Silk Road, an online blac...

New Silk Road Selling Even More Illegal Drugs Than Old Silk Road

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.30.2014 | Technology

Silk Road is back, and it's busier than before. Six months after the FBI shut down the notorious black market website known as "the eBay for drugs,...

Gerry Smith

Silk Road Founder Accused Of Ordering The Murders Of 6 Enemies

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

A federal judge on Thursday denied bail for the alleged founder of the black market website Silk Road amid new charges that he hired hitmen to kill si...

Gerry Smith

A New Silk Road Invites Drug Buyers And Sellers 'To Return Home'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology

One month after the FBI shut down Silk Road, a black market website known as "the eBay for drugs," a new site launched Wednesday under the same name, ...

Gerry Smith

Silk Road Clones Ensure No One Has To Go A Day Without Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.05.2013 | Technology

One day after the FBI shut down Silk Road, the infamous so-called "eBay for drugs," hundreds of vendors and customers who previously used the site scr...

Gerry Smith

Here's The Seemingly Ordinary Man Who Allegedly Ran The Internet's Biggest Black Market

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.03.2013 | Technology

Online, he went by the name "Dread Pirate Roberts" and ran what authorities called "the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the I...