Fil-Am Agent Helped Capture 'Silk Road' Drug Kingpin

 Gary Alford (Photo by Gary Cole of the New York Times)

Gary Alford (Photo by Gary Cole of the New York Times)

Using only Google and other internet resources, a Filipino American Internal Revenue Service (IRS) special agent took down one of America’s most wanted online drug kingpins, reports ABS-CBN News. Gary Alford, 38, is getting credit for connecting the name of Ross Ulbricht to "Dread Pirate", an alias Ulbricht used as the mastermind behind the online drug bazaar known as "Silk Road," which sold about $300,000 worth of heroin and other illegal drugs per day.