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Category Archives: Silk Road

Xi’s Roadmap To The Chinese Dream / by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times / Oct 21, 2017  China’s Belt and Road Initiative – the New Silk Road – will spark the country’s development and turn the dream into reality… *** Now that President Xi Jinping has been duly elevated to the Chinese Communist Party pantheon in the rarified company of Mao […]

Xi’s Roadmap To The Chinese Dream

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, China's Belt and Road Initiative – the New Silk Road – will spark the country's development and turn the dream into reality… It all starts with Hong Kong as a major BRI financing hub. Now that President Xi Jinping has been duly elevated to the Chinese Communist […]

Greece Arrests Russian “Mastermind” Behind $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

Greek authorities have arrested a 38-year-old Russian man wanted in the United States on suspicion of masterminding a money laundering operation involving at least $4 billion through transactions in bitcoins. Reuters reports, a US jury indicted the man on Wednesday over the scheme which involved crimes ranging from computer hacking to drug trafficking. KeepTalkingGreece reports […]

There Goes The ‘Darknet’ / by Karl Denninger / 2017-07-22  As is allegedly claimed you can buy nearly anything on the so-called “Darknet”, a network of web sites linked by Tor that supposedly makes you “anonymous.” Well, not really anonymous — if you want to transact anyway. Two “newer” sites for drugs were recently shut down.  That’s not all that new; the […]

Feds Shut Down AlphaBay; Sessions Warns Criminals “You Cannot Hide” On Dark Web

More than three years after the FBI shut down the Silk Road, the pioneering dark-web marketplace for drugs and illegal goods, the FBI and DEA – working with international law-enforcement agencies – have busted two more dark-web marketplaces that facilitated the sales of illicit items like drugs, weapons and stolen data, according to the Department […]

SILK ROAD CREATOR ROSS ULBRICHT LOST LIFE SENTENCE APPEAL / DAWN LUGER / JUNE 1, 2017 After fighting for five years, the Silk Road founder, Ross Ulbricht, lost his life sentence appeal. On Wednesday, a Second Circuit appellate court rejected it. Two years ago, Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison without parole for creating and running the Silk Road, a massive internet market where […]

I Confessed to the FBI about Bitcoin / GSBTC / NOVEMBER 23, 2016 I was quite surprised by it. I had somehow managed in 2013 to receive my first-ever letter of interest from an investor for GoldSilverBitcoin. The sender claimed to currently be working for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). His name was Carl Mark Force IV, and, according to his resume, he […]

Interview Koos Jansen By Lars Schall November 2015 / by Koos Jansen / 17 Dec 2015 was interviewed by Lars Schall on behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management, 4 November 2015. Please listen to the podcast below, or you can read the transcript provided with links for further reference. Wa talked about PBOC gold purchases, the London Bullion Market, The Shanghai Gold Exchange, the Silk Road […]

‘Silk Road’ Countries’ Gold Reserves Accumulation Has Grown 450% Since 2008 / BY JESSE / 24 NOVEMBER 2015 Silk road total demand, including the growth of official reserves and commercial imports, has risen from 1,493 tonnes in the year 2000 to over 27,087 tonnes in 2015. The greatest increase has been since the global financial crisis in 2008 with an astonishing increase of 450% over the total […]

Gold Fund To Serve The New Strategy Of The Silk Road, Lead The New Gold Development / by Koos Jansen / 29 Jun 2015 Not surprisingly there is little official documentation on the recently launched Silk Road Gold Fund. However, the translation below (original article published on ifeng) provides an intriguing insight at what this Fund is about. On May 22 Chinese financial policy makers from the PBOC, Chinese gold industry executives from commercial banks, mining companies, the Shanghai Gold […]