Silk Road 2.0 Admin May Only Be Prosecuted For Tax Crimes After Cooperating with Feds
While others associated with Silk Road and Silk Road 2.0 didn't cooperate with authorities and have gotten serious jail time, Blake Benthall may get off without being prosecuted for drug crimes.
Silk Road 2 Founder Dread Pirate Roberts 2 Caught, Jailed for 5 Years
For years, the arrest and case has been kept under-wraps. Friday, a court sentenced Thomas White to 5 years and 4 months for his role in running a huge dark web drug marketplace.
How It Feels to Discover Your Son Was the Secret Founder of Silk Road
Ross Ulbricht is serving a life sentence for creating the world's first online drug marketplace. We spoke to his mom Lyn about their journey.
More Canadians Are Facing Jail in the US for Dealing Fentanyl on the Dark Web
A Calgary man faces at least ten years in prison for shipping fentanyl and other drugs across the border disguised as kids’ toys and Pez-like candy.
Alleged Dark Web Kingpin Doxed Himself With His Personal Hotmail Address
Feds say alleged AlphaBay operator Alexandre Cazes welcomed users to the dark web drug market with a message that included the email address "Pimp_Alex_91@hotmail.com."
Ross Ulbricht Defense Fund Makes Juicy Target for Hackers
According to Free Ross, the hacker didn't manage to pinch any funds, though.
Melons Are Uzbekistan's Favorite Road Trip Snack
Across the Central Asian nation, melons are stacked high by the roadside in amber, mustard yellow, and bright green. The ideal food when driving in desert heat.
A Weekend with a Deep Web Drug Dealer
I watched firsthand how an online drug empire is run.
Someone Accessed Silk Road Operator’s Account While Ross Ulbricht Was in Jail
Six weeks after Ross Ulbricht was arrested for running the Silk Road drug market, someone logged in as 'Dread Pirate Roberts.'
New Details Suggest Rogue Government Agent Deleted Evidence in Silk Road Case
An unknown agent known only as ‘notwonderful’ appears to have been selling information about the Silk Road investigation back to the website’s operator.
Jason Koebler & Sarah Jeong
Meet the Retiree Who Sells Magic Mushroom Chocolates on the Darknet
“We only started selling on the Darknet markets to help supplement our pensions.”
US Federal Prosecutor: You ‘Can’t Shut Down Bitcoin’
It's not going anywhere.