Silk Road Operator Sentenced To Life In Prison

Ross Ulbricht, the man behind illegal online drug emporium Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison on Friday by Judge Katherine Forrest of Manhattan’s US district court for the southern district of New York.
Before the sentencing, the parents of the victims of drug overdoses addressed the court. Ulbricht broke down in tears. He said, “I never wanted that to happen. I wish I could go back and convince myself to take a different path.