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The ex-employee offered some insight into the disaster that was Mt. Gox.
In a new video, the mother of convicted Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht talks about the drug war, the media, and Ross’s life in prison.
"Former agent Carl Force crossed the line from enforcing the law to breaking it,” said US Justice Department attorney.
The fall of Silk Road hasn't deterred anyone, he says.
Ulbricht plans to appeal his conviction.
The founder of the dark website plans to appeal the sentence and his lawyers believe he has "very strong" grounds to do so, Ulbricht's mother said.
Ulbricht faces a mandatory minimum of 20 years in prison. Now the government says he owes money too.
Ross Ulbricht could get life in prison for running the site.
The prosecution in the Silk Road trial is hoping to get a harsher sentence by reminding the judge of the worst parts of the site.
Dr. X writes that Dread Pirate Roberts was supportive of harm reduction efforts, even paying him to keep offering advice.
The evidence against him is "overwhelming," she ruled.
Did a DEA agent accused of acting as a mole on Silk Road also play double agent on its successor?