James Zhong received a one-year and one-day prison sentence in connection with his decade-old offense from the Southern District of New York, a crime that almost allowed him to get away with billions of dollars.
A recently uncovered court filing shows that Ulbricht agreed to clear his $183 million debt by forfeiting all claims to a trove of BTC connected to the notorious marketplace.
As it turns out, the U.S. government is terrible at deciding when to sell and has squandered many opportunities related to its haul of seized digital assets.
The nineteenth installment in a weekly column, A Power of Facing reflects on the plight of Ross Ulbricht and Silk Road, and why it might be important to support one of crypto’s own.
Wanting to cast away from the shadow of Silk Road binds, the introduction of the DSV OP_Code could possibly cause a resurgence in negative opinions of digital currency.
U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert Hur has filed a motion to dismiss the pending charges filed against Ross Ulbricht, the man behind the now defunct dark web marketplace Silk Road.
The Change.org petition for Ross Ulbricht’s release has amassed over 29,000 signatures within a week from being launched—almost three times its goal.
A Change.org petition was created for Ross Ulbricht, the alleged mastermind of Silk Road dark web, for clemency to his double life sentence plus 40 years, without the possibility of parole.
Gary Davis, formerly of Bitcoin.com and a notable figure in the cryptocurrency community, agreed to be extradited to the United States from his native Ireland, over charges relating to the illicit dark web marketplace.
The U.S. Supreme Court denied Ross Ulbricht's petition for writ of certiorari, bringing the former Silk Road operator's legal saga to a "devastating" close.