Tags Silk Road

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

by Tim Starks • 4 months 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 • 8 months 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 • 3 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 • 4 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 • 4 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?

Dark net markets moving to adopt bug bounty programs

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Criminals and dark net proprietors are adopting an industry norm in the search for better security. But will it actually help?

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