Silk Road: The Shocking True Story Behind The World's Most by Eileen Ormsby

By Eileen Ormsby

It used to be the 'eBay of drugs', 1000000000 greenback empire. in the back of it was once the FBI's such a lot sought after guy, a mysterious crime czar dubbed 'Dread Pirate Roberts'. SILK street lay on the center of the 'Dark Web' - a parallel net of porn, weapons, assassins and medication. plenty of medications. With the clicking of a button LSD, heroin, meth, coke, any unlawful drug possible, might wing its means via ordinary put up from any broker to any consumer on the planet. How was once this on-line drug cartel even attainable? And who used to be the mastermind all its low roads ended in? this is often the remarkable actual tale of Silk Road's upward thrust and fall, informed with unprecedented perception into the most gamers - together with alleged founder and kingpin Dread Pirate Roberts himself - via attorney and investigative journalist Eileen Ormsby. a beautiful crime tale with a fact that explodes off the page.

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"Ormsby's investigative journalism shines as she presents a truly thorough account of Ulbricbht's upward thrust and fall" - Penthouse Magazine

"Ormsby has added a triumph of narrative journalism, meticulously researched and gripping, a skilful mergence of tech jargon with human drama." - The Saturday Paper

"Through her transparent rendering of the proof, Ormsby makes the intricacies of the expertise concerned available to even the main technophobic of readers. The tone is conversational and pleasant whereas the content material is interesting and more and more darkish. In her quest to discover the secret in the back of the enigmatic DPR she uncovers a narrative of subterfuge, replete with conspiracy theories and hidden identities, that's wealthy with anecdotes." - Newtown overview of Books

"The booklet is an engaging disclose of this actual point of the "dark web" of web dealings and its next unravelling." - Sydney Morning Herald

"Ormsby is a brilliant author, giving us gripping bills from the folk who truly used 'Silk Road' to color a correct photo of ways the web site used to be created, run, and eventually fell....Silk street is definitely the most effective books I've learn this year." - The Library NZ

"Silk highway is without doubt one of the extra readable and gripping actual crime books of contemporary occasions. it's not simply Ormsby's wisdom of the short yet impressive upward push and fall of Silk street that makes for compelling studying, but additionally the ordering of the cloth in order that the reader has the experience of being informed within the technical and criminal historical past to an amazing felony enterprise." - The Australian

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