Fed No. 2 Carl Force to Plead Guilty in the Silk Road Case

Carl Force, the former agent with the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has followed the footsteps of his United States Secret Service counterpart Shaun Bridges in the Silk Road case.

While being part of the Silk Road investigation, Carl Force was involved in the theft of bitcoins from the deep web marketplace. Force and another federal agent Bridges were charged with theft of bitcoins worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. While Bridges agreed to plead guilty of the charges against him, Force has now come forward to plead guilty for his alleged crimes. According to the papers filed in the Federal Court of San Francisco, he has agreed to plead guilty on the charges of money laundering, extortion and obstruction of justice on July 1.

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During the course of investigation against Silk Road and its creator Ross Ulbricht better known by the name of Dread Pirate Roberts on the deep web Carl Force had successfully attempted to negotiate and extort the target. Force, under the alias “French Maid” had passed on information about the ongoing investigation

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