SAN FRANCISCO—Carl Mark Force, the head of a Baltimore-based team of law enforcement that investigated the Silk Road drug trafficking website, has pled guilty to extortion, money laundering, and obstruction of justice.
Standing before US District Judge Richard Seeborg in an orange inmate’s jumpsuit, Force admitted that he stole from the Silk Road—and its founder Ross Ulbricht—even as he was investigating the website.
Prosecutors described the details of the charges against him in court. Later, as Seeborg questioned Force about each accusation, Force admitted to each one.
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