A Dutch man who went by the online handle “SuperTrips” agreed Thursday to plead guilty in Chicago federal court to hawking millions of dollars worth of illicit drugs on the now-defunct underground website Silk Road, the authorities said.
Cornelis Jan Slomp, who faces a maximum 40-year term and a forfeiture of $3 million in ill-gotten gains, sold drugs ranging from amphetamine, ecstasy, and cocaine to LSD and a slew of others, according to the court record.
Court documents (PDF) say that the 22-year-old man was arrested in Florida this summer when he traveled to the United States to expand his European operations. Several unnamed co-conspirators are also being eyed across the globe and in the United States.
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