Moderator of notorious dark web marketplace sentenced to 11 years

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Yet another individual associated with notorious dark web marketplace AlphaBay is going to jail. Bryan Connor Herrell, who served as a moderator, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, the US Department of Justice has revealed. Back in January, Herrell pled guilty to conspiring to engage in a racketeer influenced corrupt organization — a sentence that carries a maximum of 20 years in prison. But according to a statement from the Department of Justice, US District Court Judge Dale Drozd has sentenced Herrell to only 11 years. [Read: We asked 3 CEOs what tech trends will dominate post-COVID] “This sentence serves as further proof…

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