On January 30, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) revealed that Roger Clark, the alleged senior advisor to the Silk Road marketplace, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute massive quantities of narcotics. Clark, otherwise known as ‘Variety Jones,’ was a unique character within the Silk Road saga who claimed a rogue member of the FBI was on the run extorting him and other darknet market admins and vendors.
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Former Silk Road Admin Roger Clark aka ‘Variety Jones’ Pleads Guilty to Narcotics Distribution
SDNY has announced that Roger Clark, who was also known as “Plural of Mongoose” or “Variety Jones,” pled guilty on Thursday for conspiring to distribute illicit narcotics in mass quantities. The law enforcement press release notes that Clark was the senior advisor to the owner and operator of the Silk Road marketplace. According to court filings, Clark also used the online nicknames “Captain Sergeant,” “Plural of Mongoose,” “VJ,” and…