Silk Road admin could face up to 20 years after pleading guilty to drug charge

Enlarge / Max Dickstein stands with other supporters of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, in front of a Manhattan federal court house on the first day of jury selection for his trial on January 13, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) An Irishman who […]

Manafort is pleading guilty to two criminal counts in Washington federal court – reports

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges, as part of a plea deal between Manafort and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to US media reports, Manafort pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. Manafort had been facing […]

Uber engineer accused of data theft must tell judge why he’s pleading the Fifth

Enlarge / John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo, debuts a customized Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid in January 2017. (credit: Bill Pugliano / Getty Images News) SAN FRANCISCO—During a Wednesday court hearing, a federal judge said that if an Uber engineer accused of a massive data theft from his former employer is going to invoke his Fifth Amendment right […]