Gary Davis A 30 year old Irish Resident from County Wicklow was extradited to The US where he is facing trial in Manhattan Federal court for being an Administrator for the Silk Road.
He was originally arrested by the Irish police in January 2014, But wasn’t Extradited due to his mental state at that time.
He allegedly was a Administrator for the dark web marketplace website Silk Road. The US government called Silk Road “the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the Internet” It sold contraband to notorious criminals such as narcotics, weapons, cryptocurrencies, Firearms etc.
The FBI eventually shut it down in 2013, The owner Texas born Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison in 2015 for running the marketplace which sold more than $200 million USD in drugs.
He is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute narcotics, which carries a maximum sentence of life in prison, one count of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.