Silk Road

An online black marketplace and the first modern darknet market, best known as a platform for selling illegal drugs. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shut down the website in October 2013, and arrested Ross William Ulbricht under charges of being the site’s pseudonymous founder ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’. Ulbricht was convicted of seven charges related to Silk Road in U.S. Federal Court in Manhattan and was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. Here’re the latest news related to Silk Road.