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Prostitute accused in Google exec's death

Police arrested a high-priced call girl from Georgia, who allegedly overdosed the exec with heroin on a 50-foot yacht in Santa Cruz.

By July 9, 2014

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Feds to hold a Bitcoin auction for seized Silk Road money

The US Marshals Service could net nearly $20 million in an auction it's holding to sell the roughly 30,000 bitcoins it seized from the online drug bazaar's servers.

By June 12, 2014

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Microsoft fights US warrant for customer data stored overseas

Company says demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty, erodes trust in US firms. US says it's essential for crime fighting.

By June 11, 2014

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Homeland Security busts child porn ring on Tor network

An underground Web site, with more than 27,000 members and hosting more than 2,000 explicit videos of minors, is shuttered with 14 of its alleged operators arrested.

By March 18, 2014

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Alleged Silk Road creator indicted on 'kingpin' charges

Ross Ulbricht, who allegedly went by "Dread Pirate Roberts" and operated the black market drug site, is charged with hacking, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and operating a criminal enterprise.

By February 4, 2014

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Silk Road forfeits $28M in Bitcoins seized from its servers

Prosecutors emphasize that the Bitcoins were seized in connection with a probe of the online drug marketplace -- not because they were Bitcoins.

By January 16, 2014

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Man arrested after posting YouTube video of alleged pot garden

A Connecticut man who says he has terminal cancer posts a video of what appears to be a massive pot garden and asks for donations for those in need of medical marijuana.

By January 14, 2014

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Snowden foes say NSA leaks endanger troops, help terrorists

Two members of the House Intelligence Committee say a secret Pentagon report shows Edward Snowden's leaking of NSA documents has "tipped off US adversaries." But they don't provide any details.

By January 9, 2014

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Silk Road is resurrected with a new Dread Pirate Roberts

Deja vu? A new online drug marketplace appears as Silk Road 2.0 with an operator using the same pseudonym as the original site's alleged operator.

By November 6, 2013

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Liberty Reserve co-founder pleads guilty to money laundering

Vladimir Kats, a co-founder of the Costa Rica-based online currency company, pleads guilty to several charges in US federal court.

By October 31, 2013