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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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
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
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
Two Bitcoin community heavyweights engage in a Twitter battle after a Bitcoin price wager from 2018 appeared to go unhonored.
Ronnie Moas and Vinny Lingham Come to Blows Over $20K Bitcoin Bet
It’s not everyday a billionaire calls for the release of a criminal. Tim Draper’s doing it twice.
Tim Draper Calls for Ross Ulbricht’s Release: ‘We Need Entrepreneurs Like That Guy!’
Ross Ulbricht, currently serving a life sentence for his participation in the now-closed Silk Road marketplace, has his sentence review denied by the Supreme Co...
Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht Denied Review of Prison Life Sentence by Supreme Court