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San Diego Darknet Vendor Pleads Guilty to Selling Opioids on Multiple Markets

Another day, another guilty plea involving the dark web in the United States. Sky Justin Gornik will face at least a decade up to...

Australian Woman Arrested for Allegedly Purchasing Drugs on the Dark Web

Australian authorities have made a significant breakthrough after weeks of investigating dark web-associated crimes within its borders.For weeks, the Australian Border Police (ABP) has...

Teen Pleads Guilty to Running Darknet Drug Operation from His Bedroom

New Zealand’s law enforcement has arrested a teenage boy who is suspected of buying drugs from the dark web.The teenager, identified as Elias Smith,...
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Analysis: Is the FBI Using Unauthorized Operating Systems to Investigate DNMs?

Editor’s Note: The FBI recently released a video depicting the agency’s operations to take down darknet market vendors. In this analysis, the writer takes...

Dark Web Gun Trafficker Sentenced in Atlanta

Sherman Jackson, 28, has been sentenced to prison for illicit firearm trafficking.The Atlanta man was found guilty along with three other traffickers, having made...
Structural model of Fentanyl on the blackboard.

Ohio Man Arrested over ‘DARKKING22’ Darknet Handle in Fentanyl Shipment from China

A male suspect from Euclid, Ohio has been arrested in connection with the supply of synthetic opioids in the United States.The man, identified as...

Pennsylvania Man Arrested After Allegedly Buying Fentanyl from the Dark Web

A Lancaster, Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged with ordering hundreds of fentanyl pills through the dark web. According to the police, the man...
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UK Gov’t Launches £9M Funding in Fight Against Dark Web Crime

The U.K. government is taking the initiative to find new ways to crack down on the anonymous activities carried on inside the dark web.The...
Cocain, fentanyl, pills and drug on a table ready for abuse.

Two Dark Web Traffickers Arrested for Importing Fentanyl from China

Law enforcement has arrested two young men in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania after they were accused of using the dark web to import deadly drugs.According...
The cryptocurrency bitcoin as a payment option for medicines.

Indonesian Student Busted for Allegedly Buying Ecstasy with Bitcoin

A student hailing from Diponegoro University in Semarang, Indonesia has been aTop of FormBottom of Form Arrested by law enforcement after he bought ecstasy...
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Backpage Seized by Feds, Founders Facing Criminal Charges

Federal authorities spent months investigating to gather enough evidence against the website Backpage.They strongly suspected that the online classified advertising website engaged in illegal...
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‘Operation Disarray’ Targets Dark Web Drug Trafficking

Due to the nature of illegal activities that take place on the dark web, respective government agencies around the world are working collaboratively to...

Law Enforcement’s Techniques in Curbing Cybercrime in the Dark Web

Law enforcement agencies have faced a tough time in dealing with cybercrime on the dark web.Over the past couple of years, the dark web...

Experiences Dark Web Vendors Undergo in the Hands of Law Authorities

Due to the overwhelming levels of criminal activities present in darknet markets, law enforcement around the world are finding it necessary to fight such...

Congress Passes Act That Discretely Allows Law Enforcement Agencies to Access More Data

A piece of legislation that will allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to share internet usage without permission from the user has been passed with...

Man Charged with Shipping Fentanyl Brought from the Dark Web

Federal charges have been filed against a Columbus, Ohio man who allegedly transported fentanyl and various opioids to his workplace in Marion.The U.S District...

Leader & Members of Notorious Carbanak Cybercrime Group Arrested in Spain

The mastermind behind a massive malware campaign which saw the cumulative theft of at least $1.2 billion from banking institutions has been arrested in...

Drug Dealer Charged & Bitcoins Found in His Possession After New Technology Identifies His...

In order to showcase the products offered, drug dealers will often take pictures of their goods or post something related to what they offer...

Four Dutch Dark Web Drug Traffickers Busted

Dutch law enforcement has attained yet another win in their fight against dark web drug trafficking.In this particular case, the police have released a...

Third Family Member Charged in Dark Web-Sourced Xanax Operation

Joseph Benner is the third family member to be arrested on charges of distributing Xanax pills which were alleged to have been bought from...

Phantom Secure Shut Down, CEO and Associates Arrested for Designing Products for Criminals

Law enforcement agencies from Canada, the United States and Australia have managed to bring down Phantom Secure, a privacy-focused tech company.The agencies regarded it...

High School Student Arrested After Attempting to Sell Xanax Bought from Dark Web

It has become apparent that Xanax is one of the most-acquired drugs from the dark web.The findings are timely with recent news stories in...

Authorities Bust Darknet Fake Id Operation in Toledo

A fake id production operation has been busted in Toledo, Ohio. Three people were arrested in connection with the scheme.The activities involved the production...

Russian Hackers Sentenced to Prison Following Unprecedented Data Breach

Two Russian dark web hackers have been jailed in the United States after pleading guilty to orchestrating the largest credit-card theft in US history.Moscow...
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US Naval Academy Midshipmen Under Investigation for Allegedly Buying Drugs on Darknet

The U.S. Naval Academy is at the center of a criminal investigation after certain members of the institution were found to be involved in...
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Liberian Police Arrest 2 Airline Travelers for Transporting Cocaine Across Borders

Two drug traffickers were recently intercepted while smuggling drugs to Liberia through the Roberts International Airport by the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency.The two men...
Tablet with the chemical formula of Fentanyl. Drugs and Narcotics

Staten Island Firefighter Busted for Allegedly Dealing Fentanyl Over Dark Web

Anthony Murino, a 45-year-old man from Staten Island in New York, has been arrested for allegedly trafficking fentanyl he purchased through the dark web....
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Data Crawling Service Webhose.io Partners with Law Enforcement to Nab Darknet Criminals

A data crawling service named Webhose.io has announced that it is working with law enforcement agencies to help identify cryptocurrency criminals.The company’s primary purpose...

21 People Arrested in Connection with Multiyear Drug Conspiracy Investigation

A notorious group of drug traffickers from the state of Alabama has finally been arrested according to a police report.The twenty-one suspects were arrested...
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Two Alleged Darknet Drug Dealers Indicted in Ohio Court

Two Iowa men have been charged in court for allegedly using the dark web to sell drugs to a pair of college students in...

FBI Shows Arrest Video of Dark Web Kingpin Who Died in Police Custody

The Federal Bureau of Investigation released a video recording of Alexandre Cazes’s arrest.Alexandre Cazes was the administrator of one of the largest darknet markets,...
Packages of death

United Arab Emirates Police Arrest Airline Travelers After They Digest Drug Supply

A group of drug traffickers in the United Arab Emirates were arrested at the Sharjah Airport with a supply of drugs in their intestines....

Mumbai Police Bust Alleged Nightclub Drug Dealer

A notorious drug dealer from Mumbai known for distributing hard drugs to nightclubs has been arrested.This is according to a report given by the...

Feds are Auctioning $10M in Bitcoin Generated from Darknet Drug Operation

The United States federal government is set to sell Bitcoins seized from a multi-dollar dark web trading scheme. The man allegedly behind the operation...
Opiods in pill, powder and syringe on chalkboard with rolled twenty dollar bills.

Woman Alleged of Smuggling Fentanyl on Dark Web Found Dead

A Norwood, Ohio woman who was accused of using dark web markets to smuggle fentanyl has been found dead. She is believed to have...
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Court Issues 16-Year Sentence in Notorious Father-Son Drug Dealing Operation

A court in Portsmouth, England has just served a jail sentence in the case of a father and a son who operated drug-selling operations...
Still life drugs syringe and Methamphetamine also known as crystal meth.

Australian Man Arrested in Bali Airport with 19.97g of Crystal Methamphetamine

An Australian man has been arrested in a Bali airport for allegedly smuggling drugs into Indonesian territory. Officials suspected he was carrying drugs in...
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Undercover Agents Successfully Purchased AR-15 Automatic rifle on Dark Web

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released the outcome results of its undercover intelligence capability which mainly involves attempts to purchase firearms and...

Cartel Leader Pleads Guilty for Importing Narcotics into the U.S.

Damaso Lopez-Serrano, a notorious cartel leader who was popularly referred to as “Mini Lic,” has finally pleaded guilty in a federal court.He was the...
Drug heroin, syringes, money, guns on a dark background copy space, concept of crime and addiction

Ireland Police Officer Convicted of Buying Drugs & Guns on Dark Web

An officer from the Police Service of Northern Ireland has been jailed for more than five years on the grounds of buying illegal guns...
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UK Judge Sentences 8+ Years to Dark Web Drug Dealer Tied to N-Bomb Death

A notorious drug trafficker in England has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.The judge who presided the case ruled that the...
Hacker with hands behind in handcuffs on the laptop keyboard and digital code around. Cyber crime concept.

Notorious Hacker is Arrested in Belarus

One of the most wanted hackers from Belarus has been arrested in what is possibly the most highly classified intelligence and police operation ever...
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Australian Border Force Officers Accused of Working Alongside Criminal Syndicate

An Australian border patrol officer is accused of working with drug smugglers as an inside job. It is alleged that the senior officer has...
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Russian Hacker Suspected of Laundering $4B in Bitcoins to be Extradited to U.S.

The Greece Supreme Court has finally come to a unanimous decision and ruled to extradite a Russian money laundering suspect in favor of the...

Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation Agents Bust Two Notorious Drug Traffickers

Agents from the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation have busted two central Florida drug traffickers in the middle of their business.The drug traffickers were caught...