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Silk Road 2.0 closed and owner faces potential life in jail

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Silk Road 2.0 closed and owner faces potential life in jail
« on: November 09, 2014, 02:17:10 PM »
Both the FBI and UK's National Crime Associated has shut down Silk Road and plenty of other Tor websites.

Blake Benthal is the man who is allegedly the founder of and runner of Silk Road, who did so in his spare time. Apparently the FBI was involved since day 1, an investigator was even given moderator powers.

Makes you wonder, do you think he knew this was inevitable? The guy was obviously a brain and could have made a shit ton of money doing things legally. Do you think he was doing this for a cause or for the thrill?

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Re: Silk Road 2.0 closed and owner faces potential life in jail
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2014, 02:56:33 PM »
I'm curious as to which mods here are FBI informants.


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Re: Silk Road 2.0 closed and owner faces potential life in jail
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2014, 04:15:46 PM »
I can tell you for a fact: Dutchman is on the take.

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Re: Silk Road 2.0 closed and owner faces potential life in jail
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2014, 04:18:53 PM »
That kid took a bullet--IN THE GUT---and you're telling me he's a rat? Naw, no way.


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Re: Silk Road 2.0 closed and owner faces potential life in jail
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2014, 05:26:44 PM »
WTF is Silk Road?

A supposedly completely anonymous website where you could order illegal drugs and send it to your home.

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Re: Silk Road 2.0 closed and owner faces potential life in jail
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2014, 05:48:25 PM »
WTF is Silk Road?

A supposedly completely anonymous website where you could order illegal drugs and send it to your home.

wait... why am I just finding out about this now?!


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Re: Silk Road 2.0 closed and owner faces potential life in jail
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2014, 06:21:30 PM »
Plenty of other sites in the sea.