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Ross Ulbricht’s Lawyers Think There’s More Evidence of Law Enforcement Misconduct in the Silk Road Prosecution

Joshua Dratel, lawyer for convicted Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht, today sent a discovery demand to the attorney general’s office in Maryland, where a dormant but not fully dead separate prosecution of Ulbricht exists.

As explained in a press conference today in New York (which I listened to over the phone), Dratel and his team have learned, after Ulbricht’s conviction and life sentence for various crimes associated with founding and operating the darkweb sales site Silk Road, that another federal agent involved in the investigation against the site’s pseudonymous operator “Dread Pirate Roberts” (who the feds insist was, and always was, Ulbricht) was committing crimes of his own, including getting “DPR” to pay him for ongoing inside information from the investigation against him. – READ MORE