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Gary Oldman to Produce Silk Road Series for Spike TV

By Shawn Dwyer

The series will chronicle the rise and fall of online drug kingpin Ross Ulbricht, aka Dread Pirate Roberts. MORE  

Can You Still Buy Illegal Drugs Online? You Bet!

By Paul Gaita

In the wake of Silk Road's demise, online drug marketplaces have become smarter and are offering a wider variety of illegal products. MORE  

Former CEO of Bitcoin Site Pleads Guilty To Aiding Silk Road Deals

By McCarton Ackerman

Charlie Shrem was arrested earlier in the year for knowingly allowing bitcoins to be used to buy drugs. MORE  

Online Drug Site Agora Replaces Silk Road Atop Dark Web

By McCarton Ackerman

Agora has taken over the online drug marketplace by utilizing invite codes and selling other products like semi-automatic firearms. MORE  

Professors Argue Silk Road Reduced Drug Violence

By McCarton Ackerman

The controversial site has spawned a new breed of drug dealer that thrives on anonymity and doesn't resort to more traditional tactics. MORE  

Prolific Silk Road Drug Dealer Faces 15 Years Behind Bars

By McCarton Ackerman

After facing 40 years following his conviction two weeks ago, Cornelis Jan Slomp may now see no more than 15 years thanks to his cooperation with authorities. MORE  

Dutch Native Convicted In Chicago For Silk Road Drug Trade

By McCarton Ackerman

Cornelis Jan Slomp earned a reputation as one of the biggest drug dealers on Silk Road and now faces up to 40 years in prison. MORE  

New PotCoins and DopeCoins Are Just for Buying Drugs

By Bryan Le

While cryptocurrency Bitcoin isn't a stranger to being used to buy drugs, PotCoin and DopeCoin have a different, more drug market-friendly approach. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Russell Brand talks Philip Seymour Hoffman, Silk Road 2.0 hacked for millions, drunk driver plows through two houses, and man punches friend to stop him from driving drunk. MORE  

Bitcoin CEO Arrested for Aiding Silk Road

By Shawn Dwyer

Federal agents charged Charlie Shrem and Bitcoin exchanger Robert Faiella with conspiracy to commit money laundering, among other crimes. MORE  

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