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Silk Road

Key Player in Silk Road Successor Site Gets Eight Years in U.S. Prison

Like the original website, Silk Road 2.0 allowed users to anonymously buy and sell drugs, computer hacking tools and other illicit items, using the digital currency bitcoin, authorities said.

Robot Buys Ecstacy With Bitcoin, Gets Arrested

It's all in the name of art, folks.

Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail

At a bail hearing in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday, a federal prosecutor revealed that Ross William Ulbricht allegedly ordered the murders of six people, and that more than 450,000 bitcoins of his personal fortune are still unaccounted for.