Ross Ulbricht Drops Claim to Millions Raised in Silk Road Bitcoin Auctions
The convicted operator of the Silk Road dark market has given up his claim to over $48 million raised after the sale of more than 144,000 bitcoins.
Online black marketplace Silk Road had quite the effect on bitcoin, being one of the technology's biggest use cases in the early days, and for a while it didn't have its own Wikipedia page – until this man.
We took a tour of the Museum of Bitcoin, a pop-up installation at The North American Bitcoin Conference 2019. It was a trip down memory lane.
Brian Haney, a former narcotics trafficker, pled guilty to charges that he laundered $19 million in bitcoin on Silk Road.
A former U.S. Secret Service agent has been given an additional prison term for laundering Silk Road bitcoin stolen from a U.S government wallet.
U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions is concerned about the use of bitcoin by dark markets online.