Silk Road

Criminals Have Found an Alternative to Bitcoin

Many people believe that Bitcoin is the preferred currency of criminals, but experts think that criminals are dropping Bitcoin for other digital currencies. The Rise of Privacy Coins...

Ashour Iesho | Jan 04, 2018 | 04:00
Silk Road

The Dollar Far Outstrips Cryptocurrency in Illicit Activity Usage

A recent panel held by the US Senate Judiciary on modernizing anti-money laundering laws found that only a small percentage of illicit activity spending is done through cryptocurrency...

Jeff Francis | Jan 03, 2018 | 11:30
Silk Road

US Government Nets $48 Million from Sale of Silk Road Bitcoins

The US government finally claimed $48 million USD earned from the sale of bitcoins seized from Silk Road, the online drug marketplace that was shut down in 2013. It may have taken a...

Jeff Francis | Oct 02, 2017 | 20:15
Silk Road

AlphaBay Taken Down, Alleged Administrator Commits Suicide, Dark Web...

The biggest Dark Web marketplace was seized and shut down through a coordinated law enforcement operation across 3 countries, sending ripples of shock-waves across the Dark Web...

Karan Kapoor | Jul 14, 2017 | 22:00
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Silk Road

New Proof of Evidence Tampering Could Help Free Ross Ulbricht

Ross Ulbricht’s defense team has uncovered more proof of evidence tampering in the Silk Road case undermining his life sentence for being convicted as the operator of the Silk Road...

Allen Scott | Dec 15, 2016 | 04:00
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Silk Road

Celebrities Turn Out to Support Ross Ulbricht Appeal

The fight for Ross Ulbricht’s freedom continues, and it’s gaining some high-profile supporters. Over thirty public figures from around the globe will gather on 4th...

Jon Southurst | Nov 23, 2016 | 05:50
Silk Road

Industry Report: Big Bounty May Help Bitfinex Get its Money Back

A Bitfinex bounty, Russia changes its stance on bitcoin, and a rough fate lies ahead for an alleged Silk Road forum operator. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency news?...

Nick Marinoff | Aug 15, 2016 | 09:00
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Silk Road

Silk Road Auction Could Help Bitcoin Price Bounce Back

Since our last price piece, bitcoin has gained another two dollars in value and is hovering at around $590 as of press time. While developments surrounding the recent Bitfinex hack...

Nick Marinoff | Aug 11, 2016 | 05:00
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Silk Road

Industry Report: Bitfinex Forces Customers to Pay for Hack Losses

Another Silk Road auction is taking place, Bitfinex is covering its losses, and a new class on Bitcoin is set to begin. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency news? Take a...

Nick Marinoff | Aug 10, 2016 | 23:00
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Silk Road

Charlie Shrem Released From Prison, Enjoying the ‘Small...

Charlie Shrem, former CEO of early bitcoin exchange BitInstant, has been released from prison after serving a sentence for money laundering and unlicensed money transmission. Also...

Jon Southurst | Jul 19, 2016 | 22:13
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Industry Report: How China, France, and the FBI Do Bitcoin

China loves digital currency, France wants to fight it, and the FBI doesn’t know how to handle it. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency news? Check out the stories below...

Nick Marinoff | Jul 02, 2016 | 09:00
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Silk Road

Industry Report: Bitcoin Is Still on Drugs, No Detox in Sight

Coinbase undergoes some changes, Bitcoin can’t break it’s drug habit, and Silk Road has a heart of gold. Here’s what you might have missed in this week’s cryptocurrency...

Nick Marinoff | May 22, 2016 | 06:00

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