Silk Road 2 underboss sentenced to eight years in prison




Brian Farrell, the second highest boss of the illegal online marketplace Silk Road 2 is Friday in the US sentenced to eight years in prison. He was found guilty of distributing cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.

The verdict against Brian ‘DoctorClu “Farrell was pronounced, corresponds to the sentence demanded by the prosecutor. It appears from court documents published by Ars Technica. The 28-year-old Farrell pleaded in April already guilty to the charges. During a search of Farrell’s house in January 2015 surpassed authorities include firearms, UR Drugs interacting, equipment to bring drugs to administer, $ 3900 in silver bars and $ 35,000 in cash to. The US state has the last two cases confiscated.

Silk Road 2 was set up after reaching the original Silk Road online in 2013. The US Department of Justice estimates that the market place yielded about $ 8 million per month. The illegal online trading site was hosted on the anonymous Tor network. Moreover, the FBI refused to reveal how the DoctorClu and others despite the anonymity of the Tor network have still managed to detect.


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