As you likely know by now, Shaun Bridges, a Secret Service agent who was involved in the investigation and arrest of Ross Ulbricht, is under suspicion for the theft of even more bitcoin. In a document, unsealed on the 30th of last month, we found out that he helped himself again, to more than $700,000 worth of Bitcoin that was already in a Secret Service account. Much of this corruption was enabled by the government’s poor handling of the case and knowledge that Bridges had a digital key that allowed him to have access to the account – yet they didn’t move the money until it was far too late. This same kind of corruption set the standard for the entire case against Ross Ulbricht, so Bitcoin.com reached out to Lyn Ulbricht, Ross’s mother, for comment. Some of the highlights are below.
Something that likely has no place in a case involving drugs is the defendant’s political views. Unfortunately for Ross, his political views not only came into view, but also impacted the way he was sentenced. His mother mentions how Judge Katherine Forrest clearly vocalized that she found the writings and beliefs of Ross to