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January 31, 2013, 12:04:46 AM
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Secret website harboured drugs smorgasbord, court hears

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http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/1270129/secret-website-harboured-drugs-smorgasbord-court-hears/?cs=12

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Melbourne's County Court heard the black-market Silk Road had been described as a "certifiable one-stop shop" for illicit drugs.
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Prosecutor Morgan Brown told the court the website was accessed by software designed to enable online anonymity and a digital "virtual currency", Bitcoin, was used to buy goods.
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In what could be the first prosecution with Silk Road a major player, Ms Brown told the court that in two months from March last year Howard imported drugs 11 times.

Ms Brown said Australian Customs and Border Protection Service officers in Melbourne and Sydney examined mail articles addressed to Howard at his Brunswick West home.
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Mr Jassar described Howard's involvement as without sophistication, complexity or any real planning.
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January 31, 2013, 12:38:44 AM
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Secret website harboured drugs smorgasbord, court hears

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http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/1270129/secret-website-harboured-drugs-smorgasbord-court-hears/?cs=12

Ms Brown said Australian Customs and Border Protection Service officers in Melbourne and Sydney examined mail articles addressed to Howard at his Brunswick West home.


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January 31, 2013, 12:46:33 AM
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A judge has expressed fears about advertised for free a secretive eBay-like online marketplace a man used to buy illegal drugs for his "smorgasbord" trafficking operation.

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January 31, 2013, 01:55:12 AM
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I wonder if making it sound more sophisticated scares the court into giving bigger penalties.

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the website was accessed by software designed to enable online anonymity and a digital "virtual currency", Bitcoin, was used to buy goods... Howard imported drugs 11 times.
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he talked to his buddy who knew a guy, gave him cash, and got some drugs

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January 31, 2013, 02:20:40 AM
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What an idiot.. This guy was going down with or without Silk Road.

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