This month the US District Court of Eastern California has been very busy dealing with cases involving the infamous and now defunct darknet marketplace Alphabay. The Federal courthouse in Fresno recently wrapped up the forfeiture case involving the alleged Alphabay leader Alexandre Cazes. Furthermore, the Fresno courthouse has charged and
Almost $800 million worth of Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash has been withdrawn from wallets associated with now defunct cryptocurrency “black market” Silk Road marketplace and linked to Silk Road owner Ross “Dread Pirate Roberts” Ulbricht, signaling a potential large-scale Bitcoin market dump. The Silk Road-related cryptocurrency wallet activity, first observed by cryptocurrency community members on Aug.
Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin has signed a Change.org petition to free Ross Ulbricht. According to Lee’s tweet, the Silk Road creator doesn’t deserve a life sentence without the possibility of parole. Charlie Lee’s tweets have always been skirting controversy. Last week he took to Twitter to congratulate Stellar Lumens (XLM) on
A 59 year-old Canadian man accused of advising Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the first anonymous free market, Silk Road, has been extradited to the United States from Thailand. Roger Thomas Clark has been charged by federal prosecutors for a number of crimes relating to the operations of Silk Road,