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Silk Road used digital currency to sell drugs in plain sight

  • Aired: 10/02/2013
  • 06:44
  • Rating: NR
Unlike other online commerce businesses, Silk Road offered sales of illegal drugs, fake IDs and even hitmen. How were buyers and sellers able to remain anonymous? Ray Suarez talks to Glenn Chapman of Agence France-Presse about how this widely known online drug market was able to evade law enforcement for so long.
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