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Single bidder takes all 30K bitcoins in Silk Road auction

After the US Marshals Service concluded its auction of bitcoins seized from the online drug bazaar, one sole bidder emerges as the take-all winner.

By Jul. 1, 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 Jun. 12, 2014

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Bitcoin exchanges reportedly probed over link to Silk Road

Several exchanges, including shuttered Mt. Gox, have received subpoenas probing possible ties to the online drug marketplace, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By May. 19, 2014

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Silk Road drug sales going strong after 'Dread Pirate Roberts' arrest

The illicit underground marketplace has bounced back from last year’s high-profile shutdown, according to an Internet safety report.

By Apr. 30, 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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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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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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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

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Ep. 1356: Where we've come to the end of the Silk Road #boyzIImen

Your days of buying stolen identities, guns, and drugs on The Silk Road are over, and one guy's Superman Complex is to blame.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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The 404 1,356: Where we've come to the end of the Silk Road #boyzIImen (podcast)

Your days of buying stolen identities, guns, and drugs on the Silk Road are over, and one guy's Superman Complex is to blame.

By Oct. 3, 2013