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#Silk Road

# silk-road - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Irish man pleads guilty in New York over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy

The Wicklow man was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July.

# silk-road - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Supreme Court clears the way for extradition of Wicklow man accused of helping run Silk Road website

Gary Davis will now face trial in the US on charges including conspiracy to distribute narcotics.

# silk-road - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Alleged Silk Road administrator takes case to Supreme Court in a bid to avoid US extradition

It is alleged that Gary Davis was paid $1,500 per week for his services.

# silk-road - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Alleged Silk Road admin with 'severe Asperger's' led away from family ahead of extradition

Gary Davis has been led away from his family and now faces extradition to the US.

# silk-road - Friday 19 August, 2016

Your crash course in... The Irish connections to the secretive Dark Web

A quick run through of what you need to know about the depths of the internet.

# silk-road - Friday 12 August, 2016

High Court orders Wicklow man to be extradited to the US to face black market Silk Road charges

27-year-old Gary Davis could face a life sentence if convicted in the US.

# silk-road - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

US seeks extradition of Wicklow man over black market 'Silk Road' website

The 27-year-old is wanted for trial by US authorities on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

# silk-road - Friday 29 May, 2015

'You're no better than any drug dealer': Life in prison for 'Silk Road' website creator

Ross Ulbricht earned $18 million from commissions on one million online drug deals.

# silk-road - Monday 30 March, 2015

Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin

Two agents have been charged with stealing the online currency after Silk Road was seized by the FBI.

# silk-road - Thursday 5 February, 2015

The man behind the Silk Road drug website could spend the rest of his life in prison

He adopted the name Dread Pirate Roberts and was accused of brokering over $200 million in drug deals.

# silk-road - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Bitcoin exchanges investigated over possible Silk Road connections

The FBI has issued subpoenas to a number of bitcoin exchanges as it continues its investigations into the site.

# silk-road - Monday 27 January, 2014

Bit-convicts? Online exchangers charged with money laundering

Robert Faiella, also known as ‘BTCKing’, and Charlie Shrem were arrested by DEA officers in Manhattan.

# silk-road - Friday 17 January, 2014

Silk Road forfeits $28 million worth of Bitcoins from its servers

US authorities revealed that Silk Road forfeited 29,655 Bitcoins, the largest ever foreiture of its kind.

# silk-road - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

FBI shuts down site that sold $80m worth of drugs, hitmen services and other illegal items

The man who ran the Deep Web website from his San Francisco apartment has been arrested and charged.

# silk-road - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From The42 Irish adventurers near end of 16,000km trek from Istanbul to Shanghai Silk Road

Irish adventurers near end of 16,000km trek from Istanbul to Shanghai

Maghnus Collins and David Burns are 450km from the finishing post but more challenges are in-store.

# silk-road - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

From The42 One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai Sand2Snow This post contains videos

One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai

Five countries, three deserts and one mountain range will be crossed by the fundraising duo by the time they reach the east coast of China.

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