Last month, the FBI shut down Silk Road, a sophisticated criminal marketplace online. Now, two men—including one from Baltimore—have pleaded guilty to their involvement with the website.
Five weeks ago, the FBI shut down what it calls the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the Internet. Silk Road was a website selling illegal drugs and guns, but it may be finding new life.
A Utah man pleaded guilty to a drug conspiracy charge Thursday for his role in an online black market known as the Silk Road that authorities say processed more than $1 billion worth of illicit business.
An accused multi-millionaire drug lord is now behind bars, and a massive black market drug ring is shut down.