[tor-talk] Silk Road taken down by FBI

Ted Smith tedks at riseup.net
Fri Oct 4 15:01:40 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-10-04 at 03:22 +0000, mirimir wrote:
> OK, I just read the Maryland complaint. It's obvious what happened.
> An FBI undercover agent contacted him, wanting to sell large
> quantities
> of cocaine. He found a buyer, and delegated the details to his
> employee.
> Said employee had full admin access to his servers.
> His employee then provided his ACTUAL PHYSICAL ADDRESS to the
> undercover
> FBI agent. The FBI mailed 1 Kg (very highly cut) cocaine to said
> employee, and arrested him on receipt. Said employee soon told the FBI
> all that he knew.

The way I read it, it seemed like the address was for a SR vendor, not
for the employee (they use the names VENDOR and EMPLOYEE in the

How did the employee get arrested?

Sent from Ubuntu
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