Ross Ulbricht, convicted last month on federal charges of running the online drug bazaar Silk Road, is seeking a new trial premised on what his lawyers contend was the government’s failure to provide evidence potentially pointing to his innocence “in a timely manner.”
A New York federal jury on February 4 found the 30-year-old guilty on all seven federal charges of being the mastermind behind the site where hundreds of millions of dollars in illegal goods—including drugs and hacking tools—were traded with Bitcoin before authorities shuttered the site in late 2013.

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