09 Oct '13, 12pm

Hunt for Silk Road users and Bitcoin fortunes continues

Hunt for Silk Road users and Bitcoin fortunes continues

Hunt for Silk Road users and Bitcoin fortunes intensifies Published time: October 09, 2013 12:49 Edited time: October 09, 2013 15:40 Get short URL Reuters/ Jim Urquhart Tags Drugs , Europe , Intelligence , Internet , Law , Robert Bridge , Security , UK , USA Officials in Britain, Sweden and the US have arrested eight more people in connection with Silk Road, the website for criminal services, as the search for millions of dollars in bitcoins – the currency of choice for online users – steps up a gear. Britain’s newly unveiled National Crime Agency (NCA) flexed its muscles Tuesday when it detained four suspected drug offenders who used the “anonymous” services provided by Silk Road, dubbed the “Amazon.com of illegal drugs.” The agency's director general, Keith Bristow, gave fair warning to other Internet drug dealers to be prepared for further crackdowns. "These latest arre...

Full article: http://rt.com/news/silk-road-bitcoins-us-britain-934/

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