LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Dutch national has admitted to operating an online drug marketplace that sold LSD, ecstasy, marijuana and more.
A U.S. attorney’s statement says 45-year-old Marc Peter Willems entered the plea Wednesday in Los Angeles to federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges.READ MORE: Pro Skateboarder From Long Beach, 36-Year-Old Terry Kennedy, Arrested, Charged With 1st Degree Murder
He faces up to life in prison if convicted.READ MORE: Police Seek Help Finding Hit-And-Run Driver Who Backed Over 91-Year-Old Woman Near USC
Willems was arrested in 2012 at his home in the Netherlands and brought to Los Angeles, where the case was filed because some customers and an undercover agent who bought drugs through the marketplace — known as “The Farmer’s Market” — are from the area.
Willems is one of eight people indicted in the case and the sixth to plead guilty. One other defendant has since died, and the other has agreed to plead guilty next week.MORE NEWS: Astros To Face Dodgers Crowd For First Time Since Cheating Scandal
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