August 20, 2019

Spectrum of the seas celebrates inaugural season in China

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First Quantum Ultra Class Ship is Royal Caribbean’s Third New Ship to Homeport in Shanghai Shanghai, June 3, 2019 – Spectrum of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, made its highly anticipated debut in China today. The first Quantum Ultra Class ship sailed into Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal in Shanghai after completing a 46-night Global Odyssey that […]

Ex-secret service agent gets long sentence for Silk Road crimes

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By Ross Todd, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in San Francisco has sentenced a former Secret Service agent to nearly six years in prison for stealing about $800,000 in digital currency while investigating the Silk Road online black market and drug bazaar. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg on Monday sentenced former […]

Federal Agent pleads guilty to obstruction and money laundering In Silk Road Case

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By John Biggs From Techcrunch U.S. Secret Service special agent Shaun W. Bridges of Laurel, Maryland, pleaded guilty today before the U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg of the Northern District of California to obstruction and money laundering that occurred during the Silk Road case. He will be sentenced on December 7, 2015. “Mr. Bridges has […]

Feds free to ‘liquidate’ seized silk road Bitcoins worth $25M

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By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchiera From Mashable Federal prosecutors are now free to cash in on the Bitcoin seized from the online drug marketplace Silk Road. United States District Judge J. Paul Oetken signed off on the forfeiture order for the Bitcoins, transferring their ownership to the state, the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office announced on Thursday. When […]