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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 Jan. 16, 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 Mar. 18, 2014

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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 Oct. 31, 2013

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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 Jan. 14, 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 Feb. 4, 2014

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U.S. shuts down alleged online money-laundering outfit

Based in Costa Rica, Liberty Reserve has been accused of laundering more than $6 billion through its digital currency system, says The New York Times.

By May. 28, 2013

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DEA supplied with access to vast database of AT&T phone records

Project Hemisphere, which was detailed in slides supplied to The New York Times, included access to phone logs dating back 26 years.

By Sep. 2, 2013

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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 Nov. 6, 2013

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Google can be fun, says new frenzied Chromecast ad

In presenting Chromecast to a desperately expectant world, Google promises that it is now the repository of true fun. Yes, Apple territory.

By Jul. 24, 2013

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Silk Road drug busts multiply, eight new people arrested

A handful of alleged drug dealers that hawked their goods on the online black market bazaar have been arrested in the US, UK, and Sweden.

By Oct. 8, 2013