The Silk Road marketplace saga was one of the most bonkers tech stories of our time

The Silk Road was the first modern dark web marketplace, an online place for anonymously buying and selling illegal products and services -- mostly illegal drugs -- using Bitcoin. The creator ended up with a life sentence in prison. But before the feds shut it down, someone stole bitcoin from the site. And by the time they found it in the floor of the hacker's house, that bitcoin was worth $3.3 billion!

Here's the incredible story of the Silk Road marketplace.