Friday, December 18, 2015

The Long and Silky Road

Just follow the yellow Silk Road:

"A federal judge sentenced a former Secret Service agent to nearly six years in prison following his conviction on charges related to the theft of electronic currency during a high-profile investigation into the online drug bazaar Silk Road. Shaun Bridges’ attorneys had sought a three-year prison term, but US District Judge Richard Seeborg said Bridges’ behavior was a ‘‘shocking and reprehensible abandonment of his public duty.’’ Bridges, who prosecutors said had previously spent time protecting the president’s family, pleaded guilty in August to money laundering and obstruction charges and acknowledged stealing $820,000 worth of bitcoin after getting access to Silk Road, the multimillion-dollar marketplace for illegal drugs and other contraband. Bridges was part of a task force investigating Silk Road."

This is where it ends.