Ross Ulbricht, the founder of Silk Road, who is currently serving his double life sentence, wrote to Roger Ver and asked his help in getting clemency.
The new evidence has been discovered during the search of Bridges’s house.
Ulbricht’s defense team filed a multipage argument with a list of improprieties and abuses in Ulbricht’s investigation and trial.
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The final auction of confiscated Silk Road bitcoins resulted in four winners, the U.S. Marshals Service spokesperson said on Thursday.
New York-based bitcoin exchange itBit won five blocks of the digital currency which is equal approximately to 10,000 bitcoins.
The United States Marshals Service has sold the last 44,000 bitcoins seized from the Silk Road marketplace.
The US Marshals Service plans to auction off the final chunk of 44,341 bitcoins confiscated from the Silk Road online dark market.
Corrupt Silk Road DEA Agent was charged for stealing Bitcoins during the government’s investigation of Silk Road.
Shaun Bridges, a former Secret Service agent, pleaded guilty on Monday to diverting to his personal account over $800,000 worth of bitcoins during an investigation into online black marketplace Silk Road.