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#Silk Road

# silk-road - Friday 26 July, 2019

Irish man sentenced to six years in US prison over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy
# Gary Davis
# Gary Davis

Irish man sentenced to six years in US prison over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy

Jul 26th 2019, 1:30 PM 25,891 Views 31 Comments

Gary Davis (31) was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July 2018.

# silk-road - Friday 12 April, 2019

Dark web drug dealer jailed for 5 years after rebooting notorious Silk Road website
# Silk Road
# Silk Road

Dark web drug dealer jailed for 5 years after rebooting notorious Silk Road website

Apr 12th 2019, 7:38 PM 41,035 Views 14 Comments

FBI agents shut down the first incarnation of the Silk Road site in October 2013.

# silk-road - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Irish man pleads guilty in New York over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy
# Gary Davis
# Gary Davis

Irish man pleads guilty in New York over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy

Oct 6th 2018, 7:23 AM 22,441 Views 0 Comments

The Wicklow man was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July.

# silk-road - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Supreme Court clears the way for extradition of Wicklow man accused of helping run Silk Road website
# Silk Road
# Silk Road

Supreme Court clears the way for extradition of Wicklow man accused of helping run Silk Road website

Updated Jun 27th 2018, 6:18 PM 26,047 Views 0 Comments

Gary Davis will now face trial in the US on charges including conspiracy to distribute narcotics.

# silk-road - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Alleged Silk Road administrator takes case to Supreme Court in a bid to avoid US extradition
# Fighting Extradition
# Fighting Extradition

Alleged Silk Road administrator takes case to Supreme Court in a bid to avoid US extradition

Mar 8th 2017, 6:02 PM 12,332 Views 11 Comments

It is alleged that Gary Davis was paid $1,500 per week for his services.

# silk-road - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Alleged Silk Road admin with 'severe Asperger's' led away from family ahead of extradition
# Silk Road
# Silk Road

Alleged Silk Road admin with 'severe Asperger's' led away from family ahead of extradition

Feb 28th 2017, 11:40 AM 23,373 Views 0 Comments

Gary Davis has been led away from his family and now faces extradition to the US.

# silk-road - Friday 19 August, 2016

Your crash course in... The Irish connections to the secretive Dark Web
# Data And Security
# Data And Security

Your crash course in... The Irish connections to the secretive Dark Web

Aug 19th 2016, 12:00 PM 24,778 Views 0 Comments

A quick run through of what you need to know about the depths of the internet.

# silk-road - Friday 12 August, 2016

High Court orders Wicklow man to be extradited to the US to face black market Silk Road charges
# Courts
# Courts

High Court orders Wicklow man to be extradited to the US to face black market Silk Road charges

Aug 12th 2016, 12:29 PM 19,462 Views 0 Comments

27-year-old Gary Davis could face a life sentence if convicted in the US.

# silk-road - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

US seeks extradition of Wicklow man over black market 'Silk Road' website
# IN COURT
# IN COURT

US seeks extradition of Wicklow man over black market 'Silk Road' website

Jul 14th 2015, 6:16 PM 15,260 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old is wanted for trial by US authorities on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

# silk-road - Friday 29 May, 2015

'You're no better than any drug dealer': Life in prison for 'Silk Road' website creator
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

'You're no better than any drug dealer': Life in prison for 'Silk Road' website creator

May 29th 2015, 10:57 PM 21,591 Views 19 Comments

Ross Ulbricht earned $18 million from commissions on one million online drug deals.

# silk-road - Monday 30 March, 2015

Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin
# Bitcoin-ing It
# Bitcoin-ing It

Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin

Mar 30th 2015, 7:11 PM 14,289 Views 17 Comments

Two agents have been charged with stealing the online currency after Silk Road was seized by the FBI.

# silk-road - Thursday 5 February, 2015

The man behind the Silk Road drug website could spend the rest of his life in prison
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

The man behind the Silk Road drug website could spend the rest of his life in prison

Feb 5th 2015, 11:09 AM 14,830 Views 17 Comments

He adopted the name Dread Pirate Roberts and was accused of brokering over $200 million in drug deals.

# silk-road - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Bitcoin exchanges investigated over possible Silk Road connections
# Investigation
# Investigation

Bitcoin exchanges investigated over possible Silk Road connections

May 20th 2014, 3:32 PM 5,971 Views 16 Comments

The FBI has issued subpoenas to a number of bitcoin exchanges as it continues its investigations into the site.

# silk-road - Monday 27 January, 2014

Bit-convicts? Online exchangers charged with money laundering
# End Of The Silk Road
# End Of The Silk Road

Bit-convicts? Online exchangers charged with money laundering

Jan 27th 2014, 6:07 PM 10,148 Views 38 Comments

Robert Faiella, also known as ‘BTCKing’, and Charlie Shrem were arrested by DEA officers in Manhattan.

# silk-road - Friday 17 January, 2014

Silk Road forfeits $28 million worth of Bitcoins from its servers
# Bitcoins
# Bitcoins

Silk Road forfeits $28 million worth of Bitcoins from its servers

Jan 17th 2014, 12:06 PM 12,702 Views 19 Comments

US authorities revealed that Silk Road forfeited 29,655 Bitcoins, the largest ever foreiture of its kind.

# silk-road - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

FBI shuts down site that sold $80m worth of drugs, hitmen services and other illegal items
# Silk Road
# Silk Road

FBI shuts down site that sold $80m worth of drugs, hitmen services and other illegal items

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:21 PM 15,749 Views 58 Comments

The man who ran the Deep Web website from his San Francisco apartment has been arrested and charged.

# silk-road - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Irish adventurers near end of 16,000km trek from Istanbul to Shanghai
# Silk Road
From The42
# Silk Road

Irish adventurers near end of 16,000km trek from Istanbul to Shanghai

Jan 3rd 2013, 4:15 PM 1,700 Views 0 Comments

Maghnus Collins and David Burns are 450km from the finishing post but more challenges are in-store.

# silk-road - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai
# Sand2Snow
From The42
# Sand2Snow

One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai

May 22nd 2012, 10:02 AM 1,415 Views 0 Comments

Five countries, three deserts and one mountain range will be crossed by the fundraising duo by the time they reach the east coast of China.