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  • Silk Road Founder’s Mentor Sentenced to 20 Years

    Silk Road Founder’s Mentor Sentenced to 20 Years

    A 61-year-old Canadian man who acted as a mentor to Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Ulbricht’s confidant, known publicly by his online pseudonyms “Variety Jones” and “Mongoose” advocated in favor of a hired hitman and reportedly helped Ulbricht see “a larger vision” for the now defunct Darknet…