Reply to post: Re: Sending the wrong message?

Former Bitcoin Foundation chair pleads guilty to money-laundering charge

Tom 13

Re: Sending the wrong message?

Difficult to say.

The first problem is that a lot of these people think they're smarter than the system and will never be caught. Unfortunately, too many of them are and therefore aren't.

Second problem, unless RICO is invoked, the accumulation of money makes the conviction less likely. If they are the hyper rational sort, that can negate the guarantee.

Third problem, we have at this time a breed of relativists in the system who seem to think a fair justice system is one in which a perp has at least a 50-50 chance of being found not guilty regardless of the facts surrounding the accusation.

The combination of all these things has been having a more and more adverse affect on what use to be called our justice system.

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