Alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht denies charges, says lawyer

Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder of underground marketplace Silk Road, denied his charges in a San Francisco federal court yesterday, via his lawyer. Ulbricht’s public defender, Brandon LeBlanc, told reporters outside of court that “We deny all charges and that’s the end of the discussion,” according to Bloomberg News.

He added that “We are trying to put together the best bail proposal possible,” after the lawyer successfully lobbied Judge Joseph Spero for extra time to put together a bail request. The bail hearing has been postponed until October 9th.

“We are trying to put together the best bail proposal possible.”

Earlier this week, the FBI shut down Silk Road and charged Ross Ulbricht. Illegal drugs were available from…

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