Tags Ross Ulbricht

Alleged Silk Road employee extradited from Ireland to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Silk Road shuttered in October 2013 after a high-profile FBI investigation ended with the arrest of Ross Ulbricht who is now serving a double life sentence in American prison.

Faced with encrypted devices, cops choose warranted smash and grabs

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

It's clear that the increasingly popular security technology poses significant challenges for law enforcement. In both the US and UK, cops chose to circumvent the technology entirely by way of "lawful mugging."