A former U.S. Secret Service agent who stole $820,000 worth of bitcoin from the Silk Road online black market while investigating it was sentenced in federal court.
A former Secret Service agent who stole $820,000 worth of bitcoin from the Silk Road online black market while investigating it pleaded guilty in federal court.
A former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent who investigated the Silk Road black market website pleaded guilty in federal court to three corruption charges.
Former Secret Service Special Agent Shaun Bridges allegedly stole more than $820,000 after obtaining administration credentials for Silk Road.
San Francisco resident Ross William Ulbricht, the founder of the notorious black market site Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison.
Two federal investigators have been charged with fraudulently obtaining hundreds of thousands of dollars in bitcoin in connection with their Silk Road investigation.
Blake Benthall, 26, is accused in a federal complaint of opeating the online marketplace known as Silk Road 2.0.
The federal case against Ross William Ulbricht includes tales of murder-for-hire, blackmail and, of course, lots of drugs.
Illicit online marketplace ‘Silk Road,’ where hit men, drug dealers and hackers hocked their wares, has been shut down after an FBI bust.