An unknown agent known only as ‘notwonderful’ appears to have been selling information about the Silk Road investigation back to the website’s operator.
It's not going anywhere.
I am 90 percent sure this was a plotline in Boardwalk Empire?
The biggest and weirdest question left in the Silk Road story is probably never going to get answered.
In the last month, two crooked federal agents embedded inside the Silk Road investigation were sentenced to prison, but they may not have been alone.
Carl Mark Force IV, who was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for misconduct during the Silk Road investigation, wanted to be my business partner.
Carl Mark Force IV was sentenced to 6 1/2 years after abusing his position as a federal officer.
"Former agent Carl Force crossed the line from enforcing the law to breaking it,” said US Justice Department attorney.
A DEA agent and a Secret Service operative involved in the investigation into the dark web site were charged with wire fraud and laundering hundreds of thousands of dollars in bitcoin.