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Silk Road investigation

'Silk Road' founder Ross Ulbricht appeals life sentence - @motherboard

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Editor's note: Following news that Silk Road found Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison, the Wall Street Journal said prosecutors described his site as 'a criminal marketplace of unprecedented scope and sophistication.' Silk Road operated for 2 years and facilitated millions in illegal transactions, ranging from cocaine to fake driver’s licenses - Tom

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'Silk Road' founder Ross Ulbricht is sentenced to life in prison on narcotics conspiracy and other charges - @verge

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Federal prosecutors seeking lengthy prison sentence for creator of Silk Road, sentencing memo shows - @nytimes

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2 federal agents charged with stealing bitcoin currency during investigation of Silk Road black market site - @verge

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US Marshals to auction off 50,000 bitcoins forfeited by Silk Road founder, reports Reuters - @CNBCnow

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Editor's note: Ross Ulbricht, 30, convicted Wednesday of running the Silk Road web site, was found guilty of 7 criminal charges, including trafficking, money-laundering and computer-hacking conspiracies. He faces a life term in prison. - Tom

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Silk Road creator found guilty. http://t.co/IyaPZqIFmy. - @cnnbrk

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RT @DaveLeeBBC: Ross Ulbricht, convicted of being Dread Pirate Roberts, the man behind notorious dark web drug site The Silk Road. - @BBCBreaking

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#BREAKING Silk Road boss found guilty http://t.co/jlS3LAXMwe - @USATODAY

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Ross Ulbricht convicted of running Silk Road illicit web marketplace - @business

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Jury finds Ross Ulbricht guilty of running online-drug bazaar Silk Road http://t.co/Wdy2SYFV0V - @WSJbreakingnews

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Lawyer: Silk Road 2.0 suspect's Twitter account hijacked by 'unauthorized users' - @arstechnica

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US Marshals Service to auction 50,000 bitcoins seized during the prosecution of the alleged owner of Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road - @Reuters

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Website claiming to be latest version of illegal Silk Road marketplace emerges hours after FBI seized Silk Road 2.0 - @SAI

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Silk Road 2.0 suspect called 'severe flight risk,' said by prosecutor to have admitted 'to everything' - @NBCNews

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SpaceX spokesman confirms to @NBCNews that a Blake Benthall was employed by company; name matches alleged operator of Silk Road 2.0

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Homeland Security's Peter Edge on Silk Road 2.0 arrest: 'Blake Benthall's arrest ends his status as the alleged administrator of a website that allows illicit black-market activities to evolve and expand, and provides a safe haven for illegal vices' - @FBI

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#BREAKING #FBI tweets "Operator of Silk Road 2.0, Blake Benthall, arrested yesterday by FBI agents in San Francisco, CA" - @KTVU

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More: US authorities shut down Silk Road 2.0 following arrest of alleged operator - @Reuters

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