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Ross Ulbricht, Silk Road Founder, Gets Two Life Sentences

Silk Road was at one time the largest online drug market. It was founded by Ross Ulbricht and even though Ulbricht argues he didn't control the site from start-to-finish, he has been sentenced to two life terms in prison without parole. A US federal judge also ordered Ulbricht to forfeit $184 million--the amount of money Silk Road made before it was shut down.
Ulbricht has been convicted of trafficking drugs on the internet, conspiracy for narcotics trafficking, computer hacking, money laundering, and running a criminal enterprise.

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Syko2330d ago

Gotta love US Drug Policies. Violent Gun crime might get you 10-25 years. Sell Drugs online? 2 Life Sentences. I mean punishment was just here, but 2 Life Sentences? Damn...