Silk Road

Silk Road founder challenges conviction, life sentence

NEW YORK — A San Francisco man who created the online drug-selling…

 

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Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site

A San Francisco man who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road…

 

AP Photo/Elizabeth WlliamsRoss William Ulbricht was convicted of creating and operating an underground website called the Silk Road. Prosecutors said Silk Road enabled drug dealers around the world to reach consumers they never could on the streets.

Man convicted of operating underground website Silk Road

NEW YORK — A San Francisco man was swiftly convicted Wednesday of…

 

Bitcoin exchanger who helped Silk Road sentenced to 4 years in prison

NEW YORK -- A Florida bitcoin exchanger who admitted he enabled the…

Alleged manager of Silk Road 2.0 website arrested

A Washington state man was charged Tuesday with helping run what investigators…

SF man to face trial in Silk Road case

NEW YORK -- Murder-for-hire allegations are central to a New York trial…

courtesy twitter.com/blakeebBlake Benthall was arrested Wednesday for his alleged connection to Silk Road 2.0

San Francisco man who allegedly ran Silk Road-like black market website arrested

A 26-year-old San Francisco man who allegedly ran a secret website that…

courtesy twitter.com/blakeebBlake Benthall was arrested Wednesday for his alleged connection to Silk Road 2.0

Defense in NY case calls Silk Road search illegal

Lawyers for a San Francisco man charged with operating an online marketplace…

Ross Ulbricht supporters create legal defense fund

On Monday, supporters of a San Francisco man accused of operating the…

Alleged Silk Road entrepreneur Ross Ulbricht has trial date set in NY

The Internet entrepreneur accused of being the mastermind behind an online marketplace…

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SF man indicted on charges related to Silk Road website

A San Francisco man was indicted Tuesday on charges he was the…

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Rick Bowmer/2013 AP file photoA Redwood City car dealership now accepts Bitcoin.

US: $28 million bitcoins forfeiture is a record

Federal prosecutors in New York say a record $28 million of bitcoins…

Rick Bowmer/2013 AP file photoA Redwood City car dealership now accepts Bitcoin.

Bail denied for alleged Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht

A federal judge on Thursday denied a petition to release alleged Silk…

Man pleads guilty to playing key drug site role

A Utah man pleaded guilty to a drug conspiracy charge Thursday for…

Ross William Ulbricht

Lawyer denies SF man is Silk Road suspect

A San Francisco man isn’t the “Dread Pirate Roberts” who prosecutors say…

Ross William Ulbricht
AP Photo/Vicki BehringerThis artist rendering shows Ross William Ulbricht

Alleged drug kingpin to be hauled to N.Y. for charges

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a San Francisco man charged with…

AP Photo/Vicki BehringerThis artist rendering shows Ross William Ulbricht
Ross William Ulbricht

Details emerge of alleged Silk Road operator’s murder-for-hire plots

The San Francisco man charged with running a billion-dollar online drug market…

Ross William Ulbricht

Feds shut down underground drugs website following San Francisco arrest

A hidden website operated by a San Francisco man using an alias…