Ross William Ulbricht

Max Dickstein stands with other supporters of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, in front of a Manhattan federal court house on the first day of jury selection for his trial on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

At Least 20 Years In Prison Awaits Silk Road Founder

Ross William Ulbricht is set to be sentenced Friday after his February Manhattan federal court conviction.

05/29/2015

Max Dickstein stands with other supporters of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, in front of a Manhattan federal court house on the first day of jury selection for his trial on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Investigators Describe Buying Drugs On Silk Road Website

The undercover agents were the first to testify in the case. One described receiving a shipment of heroin mailed from the Netherlands with a German stamp.

01/14/2015

Supporters of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, stand in front of a Manhattan federal courthouse on the first day of jury selection for his trial on Jan. 13, 2015.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Defense Lawyer: Silk Road Creator Is Not A Drug Dealer

Prosecutor Timothy Howard, however, told jurors that the Silk Road website was an online shopping paradise for the sale of dangerous illegal drugs, and that Ulbricht was the kingpin of the digital criminal enterprise.

01/13/2015

Image placed on Silk Road hidden service after arrest of Ross William Ulbricht (credit: FBI via Wikimedia Commons)

Feds: Spinoff Of Shuttered Silk Road Website Leads To California Arrest

A California man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website, enabling more than 100,000 people to buy and sell illegal drugs in the last year, authorities announced Thursday.

11/06/2014

Image placed on Silk Road hidden service after arrest of Ross William Ulbricht (credit: FBI via Wikimedia Commons)

Man Behind Alleged Black Market Drug, Hacking Website Pleads Not Guilty

U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest set the Nov. 3 date as 29-year-old Ross William Ulbricht pleaded not guilty to four charges in a rewritten indictment returned earlier this week.

02/07/2014