RAILROADED – Inner workings and Conflicts in the Silk Road story

This is the second in a six part series of RAILROADED, the targeting and caging of Ross Ulbricht and behind-the-scenes information.  As detailed in the written version “FREE ROSS RAILROADED – A peek into the inner workings and conflicts in the Silk Road story and meet the people involved. It’s an eye-opener!”     This episode includes: – Thwarting Der-Yeghiayan Being Wonderful The Setup Closing In  New York Takes Over   Click here to watch EPISODE 1 – RAILROADED? Ross Ulbricht and the Silk Road Case        …

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5 Years Since Silk Road Was Shut Down – How Has Cryptocurrency Changed?

Five years ago today (October 1st, 2013), bitcoin’s most notorious marketplace, the Silk Road, was shut down by the FBI and its founder Ross Ulbricht arrested. Operating as part of the dark web on a Tor hidden service, the Silk Road was an online platform where people bought and sold illicit goods and services using bitcoin. While millions of dollars were transacted over the website in its short span, the Silk Road made headlines around the globe when it was shut down by the FBI after a controversial investigation, and…

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Briton in Amsterdam Allegedly Laundered €11.5m in Bitcoin Drug Money

A UK man living in Amsterdam started by growing cannabis but are now facing up to five years in prison for allegedly helping people by exchanging fiat cash for bitcoin which was used to buy drugs.     According to the  Dutch Public Prosecutor then man allegedly laundered about €11.5 million in bitcoin between 2014 and 2016. This money is suspected as originating from illegal drugs deals and the trade of other prohibited goods on dark web marketplaces.     According to the allegations, the accused profited by taking bitcoins…

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