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Secret Service Silk Road Investigator Sentenced for Bitcoin Theft

Secret Service Silk Road Investigator Sentenced for Bitcoin Theft

Shaun W. Bridges of Laurel, Maryland is a former US secret service special agent recently sentenced to 24 months in prison. This follows after a guilty plea to one count of ...

November 11, 2017 at 8:22 pm by

Dark Web – The Silk Road Movie Being Written by Coen Brothers

It looks like Fox is preparing to make a movie called “Dark Web” which will focus on the Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht! Not only that, but the studio has signed ...

October 16, 2016 at 1:20 pm by

Ross Ulbricht Appeals for Silk Road Retrial over Police Corruption

Ross Ulbricht, the 31-year-old man ruled to be the founder of dark web black market site Silk Road and convicted on seven counts, has appealed for a fresh trial on the grounds ...

January 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm by

Key Adviser to Silk Road Arrested in Thailand

  The FBI recently arrested a man in Thailand based on his alleged links to the illicit online marketplace, Silk Road. The man, Roger Thomas Clark, was linked to the site ...

December 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm by

France Looks to Ban Tor and Public Wi-Fi

In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, French police has submitted proposals to ban anonymous web browser Tor and block Wi-Fi networks in public places to President Francois ...

December 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

US Federal Agent Admits To Stealing $820,000 Bitcoins From Silk Road

Shaun Bridges, a former US DEA agent who was investigating the online drug marketplace Silk Road, has been charged with obstructing justice and money laundering. He has ...

September 4, 2015 at 11:30 am by

Silk Road Investigator Guilty of Stealing From Site

The head of the Baltimore task force that was investigating the Silk Road black market website has pled guilty to using the site to extort money, and even admitted to agreeing ...

July 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

Badmouthed the Silk Road Case Judge Online? You Could Be Prosecuted

The conviction of Ross Ulbricht for creating and running the online black marketplace Silk Road has elicited some heated reactions, with many attacking the case’s judge for ...

June 10, 2015 at 7:55 pm by

How Ross Ulbricht Ended up in Prison for Life

Have you heard of the Silk Road? It’s been pretty big news recently. The website was the core of “the dark web” – a side of the internet that was only ...

May 31, 2015 at 1:55 am by

Federal Agents Charged with Stealing from Silk Road

Two Federal agents are now facing charges themselves after the takedown of the Silk Road drug marketplace last year. The two agents, Carl Mark Force and Shaun Bridges, were ...

March 30, 2015 at 8:05 pm by

Jury Rules Ross Ulbricht is Silk Road Mastermind; Guilty of All Charges

The jury in the Silk Road court case has ruled that Ross Ulbricht is guilty of all seven charges in a Manhattan court on Wednesday. The jury were convinced that Ulbricht was ...

February 5, 2015 at 1:58 am by

Ross Ulbricht Says He Did Create Silk Road, But He’s Not Dread Pirate Roberts

Ross Ulbricht, the man being tried for masterminding darknet black market Silk Road, has admitted to creating the site, but, according to his defence attorney Joshua Dratel, ...

January 15, 2015 at 7:46 pm by

Silk Road Reloaded Moves to Obscure I2P Network Over Tor

Silk Road Reloaded, the latest version of the infamous darknet black market, has eschewed the Tor network for the little-known but more secure I2P network Silk Road, its ...

January 13, 2015 at 3:55 am by

Silk Road 2 Hacked And 4000 Bitcoins Stolen

It was only a few months ago that Silk Road was taken offline by the FBI and it’s owner tracked down and arrested. The website offered people a place to trade in illegal ...

February 14, 2014 at 3:24 pm by

Ross Ulbricht, Alleged Creator Of Silk Road, Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges

Alleged founder and manager of the Bitcoin based black-market website Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht, reportedly pleaded not guilty to all charges raised against him by the US ...

February 8, 2014 at 1:20 pm by

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