In recent months, multiple people have been arrested across North America for their connection to the infamous, now defunct, dark web drug trafficking site, Silk Road. B.C. man, James Ellingson, was one of those people. He was arrested last November in Vancouver. Ellingson was hit by American officials with charges of conspiring to import almost every well-known narcotic. He was also charged with money laundering. The U.S. believes Ellingson made millions selling drugs through the dark web.
On this of edition of For the Record we talked to Cyber Security Specialist, Ruan Müller to get some insight into the details of criminal activity on the dark web.