Ross William Ulbricht who hid under the pseudonym 'Dread Pirate Roberts' created Silk Road website that organized drug traffic and illit purchases.

Dread Pirate Roberts is the pseudonym used by Ross Ulbricht, the founder and owner of Silk Road — a dark net online market that sold illegal drugs for Bitcoin. He was arrested in October 2013 and convicted in February 2013, now serving life in prison.