Episode from the podcastTax Rep Network with Eric Green

The IRS Take-Down of Silk Road and The Drug Dealer Behind It

Released Monday, 1st March 2021
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Eric GreenIn 2011, a sensational new black market website known as the “Silk Road” emerged on the dark net. This “Amazon of Illegal Drugs” was the brainchild of a mysterious, libertarian intellectual operating under the avatar “The Dread Pirate Roberts.” Promising its users complete anonymity, and total freedom from government regulation or scrutiny, Silk Road became a billion-dollar digital drugs cartel. Operating behind the special browser TOR and using on bitcoin, the criminal behind Silk Road would be taken down by a tenacious new special agent from the IRS assigned to the case. Joining Eric on this week’s podcast is that special agent, Gary Alford, to give is a glimpse into the puzzle that was Silk Road and his determination to find the clues necessary to crack the case.

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Interested in contacting Supervisory Special Agent Gary Alford?  Email his at gary.alford@ci.irs.gov
Looking for the A&E special documentary on the Silk Road case?  It is called “Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web” and can be found here: https://www.aetv.com/specials/silk-road-drugs-deat…
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