Shaun Bridges, a former tip use representative who was partial of a review into a now-defunct dim web site Silk Road – though who was subsequently prosecuted for stealing $800,000 in a online crypto-currency bitcoin from a site – has been arrested during his home in Laurel, Maryland, a day before he was scheduled to palm himself in to start his jail sentence.
An detain aver was released underneath sign on Wednesday and executed on Thursday. During a arrest, according to justice documents, officers found bags containing Bridges’s pass and a notarised duplicate of his passport, as good as corporate annals for 3 offshore entities in Nevis, Belize and Mauritius.
He also had several tip service-issued bulletproof vests that a state contends had been stolen from a government.
The web of crime surrounding a Silk Road review was zero brief of breathtaking. Along with an clandestine representative with a Drug Enforcement Agency, Carl Force, Bridges was concerned in a review into “Dread Pirate Roberts”, a puzzling figure behind Silk Road. Force was in communication with a Roberts comment under