The Silk Road 2.0 operator, Blake Benthall, an ex Space X employee, has been
arrested by the FBI in San Francisco after federal agents shut down the secret
site on Wednesday. The site was said to be a copy of the original Silk Road, a
secure black market site allegedly run by Ross Ulbricht.
Operator of Silk Road 2.0, Blake Benthall, arrested yesterday by FBI agents in San Francisco, CA
— FBI New York (@NewYorkFBI) November 6, 2014