Tags Silk Road
DOJ seizes $1 billion in cryptocurrency tied to Silk Road dark web market
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
Alexander Vinnik was extradited to France from Greece following an international standoff.
Alleged Silk Road employee extradited from Ireland to U.S.
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
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
Malware-as-a-service, illicit goods, cryptocurrency manipulation — How has AlphaBay managed to survive and become the Amazon.com of the dark web?
Dark net markets moving to adopt bug bounty programs
Criminals and dark net proprietors are adopting an industry norm in the search for better security. But will it actually help?