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Accused Silk Road operator convicted on U.S. drug charges

2015/02/04

Reuters - (International) A federal jury convicted the suspected founder of the underground Silk Road Web site February 4 on several charges, including conspiracies to commit money laundering, computer hacking, and drug trafficking for his role in an approximately $200 million anonymous online drug sale scheme involving Bitcoins.

Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/05/us-usa-bitcoin-trial-idUSKBN0L82H920150205

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