08 Oct '13, 5pm

4 Silk Road users arrested with millions of dollars in Bitcoin seized

LONDON (AP) — U.K. authorities have made four arrests following last week's closure of the notorious black market website known as Silk Road, Britain's National Crime Agency said Tuesday, adding that millions of pounds (dollars) worth of electronic currency had been seized. The agency said the bust happened within hours of the arrest in the United States of the alleged Silk Road administrator Ross Ulbricht, suggesting that authorities may now be targeting the network of drug dealers who made fortunes peddling illicit substances from the Internet bazaar. The agency's director general Keith Bristow said in a statement that other users of the site would soon feel the heat. "These latest arrests are just the start; there are many more to come," he said. Few details of the suspects were released. The Crime Agency called them "significant users" of Silk Road and described them a...

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