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Silk Road website creator gets life term for drug plot

Silk Road website creator gets life term for drug plot

NEW YORK The accused mastermind behind the Silk Road underground website was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin. Ross Ulbricht, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan after a federal [...]

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Silk Road website creator gets life term for drug plot

Silk Road website creator gets life term for drug plot

NEW YORK The accused mastermind behind the Silk Road underground website was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin. Ross Ulbricht, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan after a federal [...]

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Federal Reserve appoints Werkema as Payments Strategy Director — 02:57:33(CDT)5-29-2015

Federal Reserve appoints Werkema as Payments Strategy Director — 02:57:33(CDT)5-29-2015

Federal Reserve appoints Werkema as Payments Strategy Director Washington, May 29, 2015 — The Federal Reserve today named Gordon Werkema as Payments Strategy Director with responsibility for leading major payment system improvement initiatives described in its recently published “Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System” paper. Werkema currently serves as First Vice President and Chief [...]

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