29 May '15, 6am

At Least 20 Years in Prison Awaits Silk Road Founder

(NEW YORK) — Prosecutors are asking a Manhattan judge to sentence a San Francisco man who created the online drug-peddling site Silk Road to decades in prison, while the defendant is asking to be freed soon enough to show he’s a changed man. Ross William Ulbricht, 31, is set to be sentenced Friday following his February conviction in federal court. In a letter to U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest, Ulbricht said he regrets what he calls a “very naive and costly idea.” He said he ruined his life and destroyed his future by what he now calls his “terrible mistake,” and he promised to no longer be the “rebellious risk taker” he was if he is given less than the life sentence recommended by the Probation Department. “Please leave a small light at the end of the tunnel, an excuse to stay healthy, an excuse to dream of better days ahead, and a chance to redeem myself in the fr...

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