Blake Benthall

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Blake Benthall
Names/AliasesDefcon, Dread Pirate Roberts
Known forSilk Road 2.0
Not to be confused with Ross Ulbricht, who was also called "Dread Pirate Roberts".

Blake Benthall (also known by his online alias Defcon) was the creator of Silk Road 2.0,[1] which launched shortly after the closure of Silk Road.[2][3] In November 2014, he was arrested under Operation Onymous, and Silk Road 2.0 was shut down.[4][5][6]