silk road trial

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

Ross Ulbricht Appeals Silk Road Conviction, Omits Theory That FBI Hacked Servers

The biggest and weirdest question left in the Silk Road story is probably never going to get answered.
Sarah Jeong
1.15.16
crime

There Might Still Be Crooked Cops from the Silk Road Investigation

In the last month, two crooked federal agents embedded inside the Silk Road investigation were sentenced to prison, but they may not have been alone.
Sarah Jeong
12.14.15
crime

DEA Agent Who Faked a Murder and Took Bitcoins from Silk Road Explains Himself

Carl Mark Force IV was sentenced to 6 1/2 years after abusing his position as a federal officer.
Sarah Jeong
10.20.15
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
dea

Here Is the DEA's 'Personal History Report' on Silk Road from 2011

The record shows exactly when the investigation opened.
Kari Paul
8.26.15
News

​Ross Ulbricht Is Tutoring Inmates, Keeping a Pet Mouse in Prison

The 31-year-old convicted Silk Road mastermind is awaiting his appeal process in Manhattan.
Kari Paul
7.13.15
prison

Ross Ulbricht Writes from Prison: 'I Will Never Give Up Hope'

The convicted Silk Road boss is seeking funds for his appeal.
Kari Paul
7.8.15
supreme court

The Government Wants Names of Online Commenters Who Trashed the Silk Road Judge

The Department of Justice wants Reason.com to identify six users who posted threatening comments against the judge.
Kari Paul
6.9.15
New York

Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison for Running Silk Road

Ulbricht plans to appeal his conviction.
Kari Paul
5.29.15
New York

The Government Tells Ross Ulbricht He Owes It $183,961,921

Ulbricht faces a mandatory minimum of 20 years in prison. Now the government says he owes money too.
Kari Paul
5.28.15
Internet

Here's What Both Sides Are Bringing to Ross Ulbricht's Sentencing

Ross Ulbricht could get life in prison for running the site.
Kari Paul
5.27.15
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