02 Oct '13, 5pm

Silk Road ends: Feds arrest 'Dread Pirate Roberts,' alleged founder of largest Bitcoin drug market

Silk Road ends: Feds arrest 'Dread Pirate Roberts,' alleged founder of largest Bitcoin drug market

j. Several hours later on March 29, 2013, DPR sent a message to "redandwhite," stating that is "causing me problems," and adding: would like to put a bounty on his head if it*s not too much trouble for you. What would be an adequate amount to motivate you to find him? Necessities like this do happen from time to time for a person in my position." k. After redandwhite asked DPR what sort of problem was causing him, DPR responded, in a message dated March 30, 2013: is threatening to expose the identities of thousands of my clients that he was able to acquire . . . . [T]his kind of behavior is unforgivable to me. Especially here on Silk Road, anonymity is sacrosanct." As to the murder--for--hire job he was soliciting, DPR commented that doesn't have to be clean." 1. Later that same day, redandwhite sent DPR a message quoting him a price of $150,000 to $300,000 "depending on h...

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