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Feds arrest alleged 'Silk Road 2' admin, seize servers


Krebs on Security - (International) FBI and DHS agents arrested a San Francisco man and charged him with drug trafficking, conspiracy to commit hacking, and money laundering for allegedly operating the Silk Road 2.0 underweb market that sold illegal drugs, fraudulent identification documents, and hacking services and tools. U.S. and European authorities seized control of servers hosting Silk Road 2.0 following the arrest.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:23