29 May '15, 6am

Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht faces up to life in prison.

Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht faces up to life in prison.

NEW YORK The accused mastermind behind the underground website Silk Road will be sentenced on Friday for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin. Ross Ulbricht, 31, faces up to life in prison after a federal jury in Manhattan found him guilty in February of charges including conspiracy to commit drug trafficking, money laundering and computer hacking. Prosecutors are seeking a sentence "substantially above" the 20-year mandatory minimum that U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest must impose on Ulbricht, who admitted to creating Silk Road but denied wrongdoing. Ulbricht is expected to appeal his conviction. His lawyer declined comment ahead of sentencing. Silk Road operated for more than two years, allowing users to anonymously buy drugs and other illicit goods and generating over $214 mill...

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