Silk Road was a criminal data gold mine and arrests are being made

Taking down Silk Road, the Bitcoin black market for goods and drugs sold around the world, didn’t just put a dent in the economy of crime. It has led authorities to be able to find and arrest the culprits who used it.

NOD, a well-known drug dealer on the defunct online black market Silk Road, has been arrested in Washington State, along with a partner. Across the Atlantic, four Silk Road users were arrested by British authorities β€œon suspicion of supplying controlled drugs.” In Sweden, two Silk Road users have been arrested for allegedly selling marijuana on the site.

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