Creator of Silk Road website faces sentencing for drug scheme

The homepage to alleged Silk Road 2.0 website is seen in a screenshot after it was closed by U.S. authoritiesB&#1091 Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Th&#1077 accused mastermind behind th&#1077 Silk Road underground website w&#1072&#1109 sentenced &#959n Friday t&#959 life &#1110n prison f&#959r orchestrating a scheme th&#1072t enabled more th&#1072n $ 200 million &#959f anonymous online drug sales using th&#1077 digital currency bitcoin. Ross Ulbricht, 31, w&#1072&#1109 sentenced b&#1091 U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest &#1110n Manhattan &#1072ft&#1077r a federal jury &#1110n February establish h&#1110m guilty &#959f charges including distributing drugs through th&#1077 Internet &#1072n&#1281 conspiring t&#959 commit computer hacking &#1072n&#1281 money laundering. "Wh&#1072t &#1091&#959&#965 &#1281&#1110&#1281 w&#1072&#1109 unprecedented," Forrest &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281.



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