At Least 20 Years In Prison Awaits Silk Road FounderRoss William Ulbricht is set to be sentenced Friday after his February Manhattan federal court conviction.
Investigators Describe Buying Drugs On Silk Road WebsiteThe 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.
Defense Lawyer: Silk Road Creator Is Not A Drug DealerProsecutor 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.
Feds: Spinoff Of Shuttered Silk Road Website Leads To California ArrestA 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.