15 News Stories from 2015 You Should Have Heard About But Probably Didn’t
December 30, 2015
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Ross Ulbricht, founder of the dark web marketplace, the Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison in spite of the fact that he committed no violent crimes — though the FBI attempted to paint a false picture that he did, albeit without filing formal charges. The prosecution was rife with corruption and scandal; two FBI agents involved in the case were charged with stealing Bitcoin during the investigation. In July, one admitted to stealing $700,000 worth of the digital currency.
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Sorry, but this is absurd.
Even more important, if the prosecution is not honest and above board, then it should be thrown out.
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