Braden Perry Discusses Ulbricht Appeal and Government Hacking with Vice News

In a recent Motherboard Vice News article, Kennyhertz Perry’s Braden Perry discussed the latest in the Ross Ulbricht trial and verdict. Ulbricht was on trial for federal law violations related to actions and control over Silk Road, an online black market shuttered in October 2013. Ulbricht has requested a new trial and, according to Perry, was not unexpected and likely provides grounds for an appeal, which his attorney promised just minutes after the verdict was read.

Braden Perry, partner in the Kansas City-based law firm of Kennyhertz Perry, LLC, former federal enforcement attorney and veteran in government compliance, has over 10 years of experience in the areas of financial services compliance, internal investigations, enforcement matters, and regulatory issues. He advises highly regulated firms on compliance matters and frequently speaks on compliance and regulatory topics. He was previously a Senior Trial Attorney for the CFTC and Chief Compliance Officer of a global financial firm. His virtual currency expertise has appeared in national publications, including Minyanville,,,,, and

Kennyhertz Perry, LLC is a business and litigation law firm representing clients in highly-regulated industries. The firm was founded by two veteran Kansas City attorneys, John Kennyhertz and Braden Perry. Kennyhertz Perry is in Kansas City, Mo. To learn more about the firm, visit

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