Thailand to extradite Canadian arrested as 'adviser' to Silk Road website


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  • Wednesday, 09 Dec 2015

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 13: Supporters of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, stand in front of a Manhattan federal court house on the first day of jury selection for his trial on January 13, 2015 in New York City. Ulbricht, who has pleaded not guilty, is accused by the US government of making millions of dollars from the Silk Road website which sold drugs and other illegal commodities anonymously. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

BANGKOK: A Canadian man arrested in Thailand over his alleged role as a senior adviser to the creator of the underground Silk Road website will be extradited to the United States next month, police said on Dec 9.

Thai police said they arrested Canadian Roger Thomas Clark last week, following a request for help from US authorities.

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