Ross Ulbricht News

Ross Ulbricht, also known as Dread Pirate Roberts, is the owner of the trading platform Silk Road. Silk Road was a platform for trading drugs, psychotropic substances and other illegal products. The website was working as a hidden service with Bitcoin as the main currency that was used as a payment method on the site because of its relative anonymity, transactions’ speed and Ross’s affection for digital currency. Ross Ulbricht’s net worth is estimated to be several millions of dollars, a result of charging a fee on every successful deal. In 2013, he was arrested on charges of drug trafficking, hacking attacks and conspiracy to commit money laundering. In 2015, Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life imprisonment at the age of 31.
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The charges are reminiscent of events that took place during the "Silk Road" saga.
Crooked police chief sentenced to 8 years for dark web shenanigans
Michael Kapilkov
2020-09-22T19:03:24+01:00
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Getting all the facts right is hard, especially when you don’t have internet access.
Ross Ulbricht Uses Snail Mail to Send Correction for Blog Post on MakerDAO
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-08-13T18:30:00+01:00
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A billboard demanding for the release of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht will reside in Times Square for several months.
Times Square Billboard Calls for Release of Silk Road Founder
Samuel Haig
2020-05-22T01:58:00+01:00
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New York regulator that issues BitLicences adds a Silk Road investigator to its legal counsel.
New York Crypto Regulator Adds Silk Road Investigator as General Counsel
Michael Kapilkov
2020-04-28T17:40:00+01:00
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Check out this week’s Bad Crypto News.
Viral Scams, Steem Bribes, and Zoom Hacks: Bad Crypto News of the Week
Joel Comm
2020-04-18T22:00:00+01:00
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Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht turns 36 today, spending his seventh birthday in a row in jail.
Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Spends Seventh Birthday in a Row in Jail
Cointelegraph
2020-03-27T23:30:00+00:00
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A petition asking for Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht’s release has gathered over 275,00 signatures.
Online Petition Asking for Ross Ulbricht’s Release Gathers 275K Signatures
Felipe Erazo
2020-03-23T20:40:00+00:00
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The senior adviser to Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht had pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute narcotics in a Manhattan Federal Court.
Silk Road Marketplace Senior Adviser Pleads Guilty in US Federal Court
Jack Martin
2020-01-31T12:31:00+00:00
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