Former federal agent Carl Force IV has been ordered to forfeit hundreds of bitcoins to the US government.
Former DEA agent Carl Mark Force IV has admitted stealing over $700,000 worth of bitcoin whilst running the Baltimore Silk Road investigation.
A 29 year-old man in Wales has pleaded guilty to five drug charges related to the Silk Road 2.0 marketplace, but did not make a deal with prosecutors.
US Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges will plead guilty to charges of money laundering and fraud stemming from the investigation of Silk Road.
Drug sales on the dark web actually increased after the closure of bitcoin-only marketplace Silk Road, a new survey has shown.
Following a court ruling that sentenced Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht to life in prison, fervent debate about the ruling quickly spread online.
Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison for the operation of Silk Road, the now-defunct online dark market.
Convicted Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht faces decades, if not life, in prison at a sentencing hearing tomorrow in New York.
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In a revealing 2014 interview, DEA agent Carl Force discussed his interests in bitcoin as a part-time public accountant.