Darknet organizes one of key figures on Silk Road

Roger Thomas Clark, a senior adviser to the Silk Road darknet market operator, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to distribute drugs in Manhattan federal court. According to a January 30 press release from the U.S. Department of Justice, Roger Thomas Clark is a key figure on the Silk Road, advising all aspects of the business, and even trying to arrange murders to protect himself and the organization Interests.

The Silk Road Market was created by Ulbricht in January 2011 and remained in operation until 2013. It used a bitcoin-based payment system to hide users' identities and was eventually closed by the FBI, a group that sells narcotics and other illegal goods and services.