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In Silk Road case, feds still won't say how they found servers

In Silk Road case, feds still won't say how they found servers

As details continue to emerge about the two year-investigation into Ross William Ulbricht, an unassuming 29-year-old and alleged founder of the massive online drug market Silk Road, one important piece of information remains cloaked in shadow: How did the FBI find the organization's servers?

Court documents offer only the barest of details.

"The FBI has located in a certain foreign country the server used to host Silk Road's website," an agent wrote in charging documents against Ulbricht, who was charged by a grand jury in Maryland with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and attempted witness murder, among other charges. "An image of the Silk Road...

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