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Sources Claim “Sympathetic” Trump Is Considering Pardon For Silk Road Founder

Authored by Samuel Haig via CoinTelegraph.com, Anonymous sources claim that President Trump is sympathetic to the Free Ross campaign and is considering clemency for the Silk Road founder. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph According to The Daily Beast, outgoing United States President Donald Trump is considering granting clemency to Ross Ulbricht – the founder and operator of…

Multiple Sources Claim Trump Could Pardon Silk Road Founder, Ross Ulbricht

By Matt Agorist As TFTP reported in 2018, the Libertarian Party called on President Donald Trump to pardon Ross Ulbricht, the entrepreneur and computer programmer who is currently serving a double life sentence with no possibility of parole for operating the Silk Road online marketplace, which was notorious for its online drug trade. Fast forward…

Escobar: RCEP Hops On The New Silk Roads

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Ho Chi Minh, in his eternal abode, will be savoring it with a heavenly smirk. Vietnam was the – virtual – host as the 10 Asean nations, plus China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, on the final…

Bitcoin Nears $16k As Feds “Seize” $1 Billion In Crypto Linked To ‘Silk Road’

Bitcoin continued its post-election surge overnight, getting close to $16,000 for the first time since Jan 2018 as the volume of global negative-yielding debt soars, Source: Bloomberg And while the initial Bitcoin strength mirrored altcoin weakness, that rotation has stalled and now the entire crypto space is rising… Source: Bloomberg And this strength is coming…

Bitcoin Tops $14k As Billion-Dollar ‘Silk Road’ Wallet Moves For First Time Since 2015

After a tempestuous 24 hours, Bitcoin prices are back above $14,000 this afternoon, officially trading for 100 straight days above $10,000… Source: Bloomberg This move comes as CoinTelegraph’s Turner Wright notes that CipherTrace speculated that the anonymous user made the transactions “to stay up to date with the Bitcoin network,” but it may have been…