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California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web


A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V. Selna. Aside from the prison sentence, Reeves, who pleaded guilty to distributing methamphetamines and money laundering in March, will also have to pay a $15,000 fine. “On September 20, 2018, law enforcement executed a search warrant at defendant’s residence. At his residence, [Reeves] possessed not only illegal controlled substances, such as methamphetamines and oxycodone (prescribed…

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