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American kingpin

Nick Bilton

American kingpin

the epic hunt for the criminal mastermind behind the Silk Road

by Nick Bilton

  • 140 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminals,
  • Drug traffic,
  • Black market,
  • Investigation,
  • Electronic commerce,
  • Computer crimes,
  • Case studies

  • About the Edition

    From New York Times-bestselling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 329).

    StatementNick Bilton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6248.U45 B55 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 329 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238390M
    ISBN 101591848148
    ISBN 109781591848141
    LC Control Number2016050581
    OCLC/WorldCa974566740

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