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Drugs

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.'
Jason Koebler
12.2.16
crime

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
11.29.16
Drugs

Ross Ulbricht's Family Is Exhibiting His Prison Art to Fundraise for His Appeal

The new website launched on Tuesday.
Kari Paul
2.24.16
crime

Great Moments in Shaun Bridges, a Corrupt Silk Road Investigator

I am 90 percent sure this was a plotline in Boardwalk Empire?
Sarah Jeong
2.3.16
Bitcoin

Silk Road's Crooked DEA Agent Tried to Invest in My Bitcoin Startup

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.
Justin O'Connell
12.3.15
Internet

Dark Web Drug Markets Are Desperately Clinging to the Silk Road Brand

Perhaps it's time to let Silk Road die.
Joseph Cox
10.22.15
News

Unsealed Transcript Shows How a Judge Justified Ross Ulbricht's Life Sentence

Read the transcript from the final day of the Silk Road trial.
Kari Paul
10.5.15
security

What Silk Road's Email Service Would Have Looked Like

It was supposed to pull people into the Silk Road ecosystem.
Joseph Cox
9.11.15
Features

These Are the Two Forgotten Architects of Silk Road

Digging through the email account of Variety Jones.
Joseph Cox
9.10.15
japan

After Arrest of Mt. Gox CEO, Former Colleague Ashley Barr Holds Reddit AMA

The ex-employee offered some insight into the disaster that was Mt. Gox.
Kari Paul
8.1.15
Drugs

Lyn Ulbricht: 'Young, Idealistic People Are Being Put In Cages'

In a new video, the mother of convicted Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht talks about the drug war, the media, and Ross’s life in prison.
Kari Paul
7.24.15
Drugs

'Deep Web' Director Alex Winter on Silk Road Boss's Harsh Sentence: 'A Stunner'

The fall of Silk Road hasn't deterred anyone, he says.
Alex Wong
5.30.15
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