The FBI shut down black marketplace Silk Road a year ago. This hidden website was used for the sale and purchase of items and services such as drugs, weapons, fake passports and other forged documents.
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This article is part of CoinDesk’s Silk Road: One Year On series. Keep checking back for new additions to the series.
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