• Alleged AlphaBay spokesman pleads not guilty to conspiracy charge

    7 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Andrew McCabe , then US acting director of the FBI, attends a press conference at the Department of Justice on July 20, 2017. The world's then-largest "dark market" on the Internet, AlphaBay, was shut down, DOJ officials said on that date. (credit: Xinhua/Ting Shen via Getty Images)
    A 24-year-old man from Illinois has been accused by federal prosecutors of being the spokesman for AlphaBay , the now-defunct online drug marketplace.
    On Wednesday, Ronald L. Wheeler III of Streamwood, Ill. was charged in federal court in Atlanta with " conspiracy to commit access device fraud...
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