Silk Road Admin Libertas to Be Extradited to the US from Ireland
Security Update : Gary Davis, 27, of Johnstown Court, Kilpedder, Co Wicklow, will be extradited to the US to face charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics, conspiracy to commit computer hacking and conspiracy to commit money laundering, The Irish Times reports.
All accusations stem from Davis’ involvement with Silk Road, a Dark Web marketplace that existed between 2011 and late 2013, where criminals sold all sorts of illegal products such as drugs, weapons, hacking tools, databases, credit card information, and more.
US authorities filed official charges against Davis in 2013. They accused Davis of being an admin on the site, where he used the nickname Libertas.
The US Department of Justice also… (read more)