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2015
2015

Arrests, Attacks, and Increasing Recognition: 2015 on the Dark Web

Criminals were caught and marketplaces disappeared, but 2015 also saw some appreciation of legitimate uses for Tor.
Joseph Cox
12.30.15
2016
2016

Here's What the Hell Happened In Bitcoin In 2015

This was Bitcoin's wildest year yet.
Jordan Pearson
12.23.15
power
power

US Government Piles New Charges on Variety Jones Suspect

Some of the charges reflect those Ross Ulbricht was ultimately convicted of
Joseph Cox
12.19.15
video
video

On the Trail of Silk Road Architect Variety Jones, How to Sext Better, and More

Some of Motherboard’s favorite stories from this week.
Emanuel Maiberg
12.19.15
Features
Features

The Variety Show

On the trail of the man believed to be Variety Jones, one of the architects of the defunct drug marketplace Silk Road.
Joseph Cox
12.17.15
crime
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
Drugs
Drugs

The Man Accused of Being Silk Road's 'Variety Jones' Is Fighting Extradition

Last week, Roger Thomas Clark, the man suspected of being a key advisor to the drug marketplace Silk Road, was arrested in Thailand and is the process of being extradited to the United States.
Joseph Cox
12.8.15
crime
crime

​How the Man Suspected of Being the Silk Road's Variety Jones Was Caught

It appears he made one of the same mistakes as other suspected Silk Road staff members.
Joseph Cox
12.5.15
News
News

FBI Says Suspected Silk Road Architect Variety Jones Has Been Arrested

Roger Thomas Clark was arrested in Thailand, and is pending extradition to the US.
Joseph Cox
12.4.15
News
News

The FBI Is Investigating Whether a Crooked Agent Harassed Variety Jones

The former Silk Road mentor says a pseudonymous agent has been feeding him information.
Joseph Cox
9.28.15
FBI
FBI

Variety Jones: A Corrupt FBI Agent Is Hunting Me, So I'm Turning Myself In

The still-at-large Silk Road architect says there is another crooked law enforcement agent profiting off the dark web.
Joseph Cox
9.27.15
Silk Road
Silk Road

Forgotten Silk Road Architect 'Variety Jones' Appears to Be Back Online

The mysterious Silk Road character may have emerged from hiding.
Joseph Cox
9.22.15