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Irishman Fighting Extradition to U.S. for His Part in Silk Road

The U.S. Government and Microsoft are squaring off with each other now over an Irishman wanted by the FBI. The Irishman, Gary Davis, from Wicklow (a.k.a Silk Road Admin Libertas) is currently fighting an extradition case to the United States in order to not face charged for is alleged involvement in Silk Road. Davis is said to have been another ... Read More »

Curtis Green Writes Silk Road Tell All, Needs Help with Cover Art

Anyone remember Curtis Green? One of the admins for Silk Road? Yes, the one Ross Ulbricht supposedly put a hit out on. Patrick Howell O’Neill from the Daily Dot reported yesterday that he’s back in the headlines, but this time it’s for his book. Known as chronicpain on Silk Road, Green was arrested and turned on Ulbricht and Silk Road ... Read More »

Long Road for the Email Privacy Bill as Its Delayed Again

Senators Mike Lee and Patrick Leahy asked that the email privacy bill be pulled from the Judiciary Committee’s agenda Thursday. This makes it look like it will be a bumpy road for this bill, as it’s markup was already delayed a week prior to this.  This bill is an amendment from John Cornyn the Senates Majority Whip that if passed, ... Read More »

Silk Road 2’s “DoctorClu” Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

The prosecutors in Silk road 2’s second highest admin “DoctorClu” case, got their wish as Brian Farrell was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday. It was the exact amount of time the prosecutors had asked for. Farrell, who went by DoctorClu on the copycat site, Silk Road 2; was the second highest administrator on the site. The sentencing came ... Read More »

German Police Arrests User Who Bought Weed On Silk Road Years Ago

An unnamed German user of the former Silk Road Marketplace and Outlaw Marketplace had been fined over €3,000 for ordering cannabis 17 times from dark net marketplaces. According to independent researcher Gwern Branwen, who the buyer just contacted, the customer’s 17 purchases varied from 1.5 and 7.4 grams of cannabis and the time frame when the purchases took place was ... Read More »

‘DoctorClu’ Pleads Guilty In Silk Road 2.0 Case

Earlier this month on March 11, a plea was entered into the District Court for the Western District of Washington where Brian Farrell admitted to being DoctorClu, one of the “key players” in Silk Road 2.0. With this admission, Farrell pleaded guilty to Conspiracy To Distribute Heroin, Methamphetamine, and Cocaine. He was charged with this because of his position on ... Read More »

Silk Road: Lafayette man pleads guilty to drug smuggling online

A Lafayette man has pleaded guilty to purchasing drugs from overseas online and shipping them to himself. Michael Munro Jr., 37, of Lafayette, pleaded guilty to one count of smuggling controlled substances and one count of possession with intent to distribute Schedule IV narcotics, according to a press release from the U.S. District Attorney’s Office. According to the guilty plea, ... Read More »

Silk Road Vendors PlutoPete and RichieRich Sentenced to 5 Years

According to the British NCA: One of the Silk Road’s most renowned British vendors and his business partner have been sentenced to a total of ten years after an NCA investigation uncovered the buying and selling of a catalogue of illegal drugs, including crack cocaine and methamphetamine. The pair publically claimed they were running a legitimate business selling legal highs. ... Read More »

Corrupt Silk Road Secret Service Agent Arrested – Again

Shaun Bridges (33), the crooked Secret Service agent who stole money while he was supposed to investigate the Silk Road Marketplace, has been arrested again. He was arrested on Jan 28 at his home in Laurel, Maryland. It was just a day before he was supposed to turn himself in to serve the 71 months sentence, which was ruled on ... Read More »

Silk Road Moderator Sentenced To Time Served

Curtis Green, the former employee of the Silk Road Marketplace, was sentenced to time served, 2 days and 4 years of supervised release, by Chief US District Judge Catherine C. Blake at Baltimore court. The man pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine. Green was doing the customer support of the infamous Silk Road ... Read More »

Silk Road Counterfeit Vendor PurpleLotus Sentenced

Beau Wattigney (30), (AKA. PurpleLotus, GoldenLotus, CouponKing) a New Orleans man, has been sentenced to 41 months for manufacturing and selling more than $1 million in counterfeit coupons on Silk Road. Wattigney previously pleaded guilty to the charge of “conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit trademark counterfeiting”. After the plea, Judge Lemelle sentenced the man and immediately ... Read More »

Silk Road: Irish High Court To Rule On US Extradition Of Libertas

The Irish High Court will rule on the extradition case of Gary Davis (27) AKA. Libertas, the alleged administrator of Silk Road Marketplace, to the United States. Davis, from Kilpedder, Co Wicklow, is wanted for trial in the US and is charged with the conspiracy to distribute narcotics, conspiracy to commit computer hacking and conspiracy to commit money laundering. According ... Read More »

Two South Devon Men Jailed For Importing Drugs From Silk Road

Nathan Wilson (30), and Jamie McAllister (35) has been both sentenced to prison for importing heroin and cannabis from the busted Silk Road marketplace. According to law enforcement officials, the two men were paying via Western Union for the drugs that have been sold from India and Thailand by vendors. The border officials have intercepted packages containing illegal substances and ... Read More »

Silk Road Vendor Hammertime Sentence Reduced

Jason Weld Hagen from Vancouver, AKA. Hammertime, said to be the biggest meth vendor on the most infamous ex-dark net market, has been sentenced to a much lighter time, 37 months, followed by five years of court supervision, instead of a life sentence. According to law enforcement authorities, Hagen and his gang sold drugs on the dark web worth the ... Read More »