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U.S. Judge ordered the largest Ever Forfeiture of 29,655 Bitcoins seized from Silk Road

U.S. Judge ordered the largest Ever Forfeiture of 29,655 Bitcoins seized from Silk Road

January 19, 2014Mohit Kumar
In last October, the Feds told they would probably just  liquidate the bitcoins  seized from the online black market Silk Road, once the...
Silk Road alternative 'Sheep Marketplace' shut down after $40 Million in Bitcoin Theft

Silk Road alternative 'Sheep Marketplace' shut down after $40 Million in Bitcoin Theft

December 03, 2013Swati Khandelwal
Sheep Marketplace , one of the leading anonymous websites, after Silk Road ’s closure by U.S. Prosecutors, allegedly selling drugs, has gone...
The Silk Road Founder financially linked to Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

The Silk Road Founder financially linked to Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

November 25, 2013Mohit Kumar
Two most important moments in the history of Bitcoin are : Its creation by Satoshi Nakamoto , and the burst of The Silk Road's Founder ...
FBI Seized 144,000 Bitcoins worth $28.5 Million From Silk Road Bust

FBI Seized 144,000 Bitcoins worth $28.5 Million From Silk Road Bust

October 27, 2013Wang Wei
The world’s favorite crypto-currency has made rounds in the headlines this week. The FBI had managed to seize 144,000 Bitcoins  worth s...
Silk Road : 8 more suspected users arrested in US, UK, Sweden

Silk Road : 8 more suspected users arrested in US, UK, Sweden

October 10, 2013Wang Wei
Authorities in Britain, Sweden, and the United States have arrested eight more people in the wake of the shutdown of the Silk Road , online ...
Seized $3.5 Million worth Bitcoins from Silk Road will be deposited in the U.S. Treasury

Seized $3.5 Million worth Bitcoins from Silk Road will be deposited in the U.S. Treasury

October 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
Ross Ulbricht , the recently arrested mastermind behind Silk Road , appeared in court yesterday where his lawyer begged for more time b...
Underground Drugs Market website 'Silk Road' Founder Arrested by FBI

Underground Drugs Market website 'Silk Road' Founder Arrested by FBI

October 02, 2013Mohit Kumar
The FBI had seized a website called ' Silk Road ', that was considered one of the most popular Underground places on the Intern...
What is the Deep Web? A first trip into the abyss

What is the Deep Web? A first trip into the abyss

May 30, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Deep Web (or Invisible web) is the set of information resources on the World Wide Web not reported by normal search engines. Ac...