News tagged with black market

Man pleads guilty to playing key drug site role

A Utah man has pleaded guilty to a drug conspiracy charge for his role in an online black market known as the Silk Road that authorities say brokered more than $1 billion in transactions.

Nov 07, 2013
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Police arrest 8 in international Silk Road busts (Update)

Authorities in Britain, Sweden, and the United States have arrested eight more people following last week's closure of Silk Road, a notorious black market website which helped dealers to sell drugs under the cloak of anonymity, ...

Oct 08, 2013
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Tor and Bitcoin promise online stealth

The Silk Road website that was shut down by US authorities, who branded it a black market for drugs and other illicit wares, relied on Tor and Bitcoins to protect the anonymity of users. ...

Oct 02, 2013
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