Tags Silk Road

US arrests alleged ‘Bitcoin Fog’ boss, who is accused of laundering millions

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Roman Sterlingov turned Bitcoin Fog into a top destination for washing dark-web money, the feds allege.

DOJ seizes $1 billion in cryptocurrency tied to Silk Road dark web market

by Tim Starks • 2 years ago

The successful prosecution of Silk Road’s founder in 2015 left open a billion-dollar question. Where did the money go?

New Zealand freezes $90 million connected to accused bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Alexander Vinnik was extradited to France from Greece following an international standoff.

Alleged Silk Road employee extradited from Ireland to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Silk Road shuttered in October 2013 after a high-profile FBI investigation ended with the arrest of Ross Ulbricht who is now serving a double life sentence in American prison.

AlphaBay shut down by law enforcement raids across three countries

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 years ago

Law enforcement raids and arrests in the United States, Canada, and Thailand targeted a Canadian citizen thought to be the leader of AlphaBay.

How AlphaBay has quietly become the king of dark web marketplaces

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 years ago

Malware-as-a-service, illicit goods, cryptocurrency manipulation — How has AlphaBay managed to survive and become the Amazon.com of the dark web?