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    FBI closes Silk Road website, arrests alleged owner

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    The FBI has been detailing the activities of the Silk Road website it has shut down following the arrest of its alleged owner.

    Run as an anonymous internet marketplace Silk Road openly sold drugs, advice on how to rob cashpoint machines, black market and counterfeiters' contact lists, guns, and hit men.

    The FBI described it as the internet's biggest criminal marketplace.