Australia is considering extradition Silk Road moderator




The Australian government is considering at this time or a 41-year-old man who moderated the hidden marketplace Silk Road would have been to the U.S. to be extradited. The Silk Road was raided last year by the U.S..

Silk Road It is now up to the Australian Minister of Justice to determine whether the moderator should be extradited, writes Reuters. The 41-year-old man, Peter Phillip Nash, was at a meeting does not in protest against the extradition to the U.S..

The man is suspected that he belonged to a small group of people who were moderating the Silk Road. The moderators would have received. 50,000 to $ 75,000 a year Formally, he is suspected of conspiracy to commit drug trafficking, computer hacking and money laundering.

On the Silk Road, which was accessible only through Tor, were both legal and illegal goods for sale, including drugs. Last fall, the site was rolled up by the U.S. justice. This included large quantities of Bitcoins were seized. The founder of the site was arrested.


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