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News Story Source: Zero Hedge
Authored by Samuel Haig via CoinTelegraph.com,
Anonymous sources claim that President Trump is sympathetic to the Free Ross campaign and is considering clemency for the Silk Road founder.
According to The Daily Beast, outgoing United States President Donald Trump is considering granting clemency to Ross Ulbricht – the founder and operator of the pioneering darknet market, Silk Road.
Ulbricht was arrested in 2013 and received two life sentences without parole for non-violent offenses in 2015.
The anonymous sources relied on in the report claim that the White House counsel's office has been reviewing documents related to Ulbricht's case, and that the president has been made aware of the situation.
Two sources claim that Trump has privately expressed sympathy for Ulbricht and has considered his name for the next round of pardons.
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