New Federal Law Gives NY Man Lesser Sentence for Trafficking Drugs over the Dark...

Earlier this month Khaled Azzam, a 29-year-old man from New York, was sentenced to four years in prison after admitting he shipped drugs that...

SC Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Ordering Narcotics from China via the Dark...

Terry Wooten, the chief U.S. District Judge of Columbia, South Carolina, has sentenced 37-year-old darknet drug dealer Eric Hughes to 168 months in federal...

Case of Darknet Vendor ‘Canadasunshine’ Marks Latest US Prosecution of Canadian Suspects

A Calgary, Canada resident who operated the darknet vendor account “Canadasunshine” for years is now facing a potential sentence of a decade in a...

Analysis: Law Enforcement Efficiency in Darknet Investigations

Law enforcement agencies are consistently faced with the necessity to improve their knowledge of the groups they target in investigations.Depending on the type of...

German Man Sentenced to 2+ Years for Buying Gun & Ammunition on the Dark...

A 42-year-old man in Leipzig, Germany has been sentenced to over two years in prison for ordering a semi-automatic firearm and ammunition from the...

Finnish Court Sentences Darknet Site Admin to 40 Months in Prison

A man from Finland was given a sentence of three years and four months by the District Court of Eastern Uusimaa earlier this month.The...

NY Man Sentenced to 23 Years for Selling Darknet-Sourced Opioids

A New York darknet dealer and his co-conspirators, who were arrested late last year and later pleaded guilty to the charges brought up against...

German and Dutch Authorities Bring Down Darknet Drug Ring

Earlier this month, Germany and the Netherlands worked together in an operation to shut down an international crime ring that had been running on...

Police Arrest Infamous Australian Hacker Wanted by the FBI

One of Australia's most wanted criminal suspects has now been arrested by New South Whales police.Last Thursday, law enforcement agents nabbed Cody Ronald Ward,...

Wisconsin Woman Facing Charges for Darknet Fraud Operation

Identity theft charges have been pressed against a woman named Annie Ella Rozinski for fraudulent credit card use and using a fake driver’s license...

California Nurse Arrested for Allegedly Running Darknet Opioid Pharmacy

A nurse from Rancho Cordova, California has been arrested suspicion that she was scheming to distribute controlled substances in the U.S. using the dark...

Georgia Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Trafficking Opioid U-47700 from the Dark Web

A 35-year-old man from Georgia has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and three years of supervised release due to his dark web...

California Man Intended to Murder His Wife with Poison from the Dark Web

An man in Oakland, California who plotted to poison his wife with a chemical mixture available for purchase on the dark web remains behind...

Seattle Man Receives 4-Year Sentence for Darknet Drug Distribution

Travis Phillips, a 31-year-old man from the Seattle area, was sentenced on Jan. 15 to four years in prison and three years of supervised...

UK Men Jailed for Selling Fentanyl & Carfentanyl Internationally via the Dark Web

Three men in Leeds, England were recently sentenced to over 10 years in jail for their role in running a massive drug trafficking operation...

Father & Daughter Facing Federal Charges for Running Darknet Drug Ring

A father-daughter duo from Billings, Montana are in custody for charges of running a drug acquisition and distribution scheme.Gregory Paul Green, 63, and Brittany...

Scottish Software Engineer Jailed for Buying Handgun & Ammunition from the Dark Web

A 48-year-old software engineer from Scotland was sentenced to five years in jail after being caught trying to buy a gun online from the...
Daniel Kaye, the British hacker

Notorious Darknet Hacker Who Brought Down Liberia’s Internet Jailed

Daniel Kaye, 30, has been sentenced by a U.K. court to two years and eight months in prison after he was found guilty of...

Finnish Police Claim Teenager Is Behind Major Darknet Drug Ring

An 18-year-old young man is at the center of a dark web drug trafficking operation in Finland. The suspect allegedly went by the nickname...

Australian Rugby Player Jailed for Buying MDMA from the Dark Web

Gavin Brown, a former A-grade rugby player from Darwin, Australia, was sentenced to 18 months in jail for buying MDMA via the dark web...

New Delhi College Students Busted for Buying Drugs on the Dark Web

The crime branch of the New Delhi Police has arrested two students for allegedly trafficking dark web-bought drugs.The individuals of interest have been identified...

South Korean Police Arrest 9 Suspected Darknet Drug Dealers

The police in South Korea recently arrested nine alleged darknet drug dealers.The authorities suspected them of dealing drugs on an anonymous darknet website.Among the...

Oklahoma Food Truck Owner Caught with Darknet-Sourced Drugs

A popular Oklahoma food truck owner has admitted to charges of trafficking drugs ordered via the dark web.This followed his arrest last month after...

NY Doctor Charged for Importing Heroin & Cocaine from the Dark Web

A Western New York doctor and recovering drug addict was arrested last month and charged for importing heroin and cocaine procured over the dark...

2 Ireland Men Sentenced for Buying Firearms on the Dark Web

Two men from Northern Ireland were jailed last month for trying to buy two semi-automatic handguns from undercover police officers through the dark web.The...

Ohio Men Charged for Darknet Drug Operation

Prosecutors from Cleveland, Ohio arraigned a one-time inhabitant and a current resident of Parma for dealing marijuana, Xanax and other drugs on the dark...

Iowa Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Darknet Drug Purchases

In a success for U.S. law enforcement agencies against the online drug trade, a man in Iowa has been arrested, charged and sentenced to...

Teenager Jailed for Role in Friends’ Fatal MDMA Overdose

Amid the upsurge of darknet-supported MDMA trafficking in recent years, the extremely popular party drug has continued claiming the lives of its users.In the...

RCMP Officers in Toronto Arrest 3 Suspects of Darknet Drug Trafficking

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Serious and Organized Crime (SOC) unit based in Toronto has arrested three individuals for allegedly trafficking drugs via...

Dutch Police to Start Working with Volunteers to Fight Darknet Crime

The Dutch authorities have come up with a new method of fighting the increased criminal activity on the internet. The police are now working...

Europol Arrests 235 Alleged Buyers of Counterfeit Money on the Dark Web

Law enforcement officials in Europe have been working on attempts to stop the trade of counterfeit money in the region.Earlier this month, Europol agents...

A Look Inside Australia’s Controversial New Encryption Law

An extremely controversial and complex bill passed the Australian parliament earlier this month.The legislation, termed the Assistance and Access Bill, was passed with the...

FBI Indicts SamSam Ransomware Suspects

The U.S. and Canada recently fell victim to a severe cybercrime scheme that affected the operations of several critical networks in both countries.The U.S....

Manchester Trio Arrested for Darknet Financial Fraud Scheme

Police have arrested three men in the Manchester borough of Rochdale after an early morning raid.The three were alleged cyber fraudsters whom the authorities...

Father/Son Darknet Drug Dealers Sentenced to 5 Years

Two individuals, a father and his son, have been sentenced to five years in federal prison for selling drugs in person and on the...

Man Behind Darknet Bomb Threat Service Sentenced to 10 Years

A 20 year-old man was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Israel for threatening various Jewish Community Centers across the United States.His identity...

Drugs Destined for Gold Coast Schoolies Celebrations Seized by Australian Police

As recent developments have shown, the drug crisis in Queensland, Australia has been worsened by the easy accessibility of drugs through the dark web.In...

US Seeks to Extradite Two London Men Associated with Infraud Hacking Group

Law enforcement officials in the U.S. want two men facing charges in London to be extradited over their roles in running the Infraud hacking...

Vancouver Man Arrested for Alleged Involvement in Silk Road Case

Authorities have arrested a 42-year-old man on charges of drug trafficking linked to Silk Road, a now-defunct darknet market which was shut down by...

New Zealand Police Take Prevention-Based Approach to Circumvent Darknet Drug Trade

New Zealand’s police agency has launched a major crackdown initiative to curb drug trafficking and abuse in the nation.The reach of the illegal dark...

Couple Behind Darknet Vendor ‘MH4Life’ Plead Guilty to Fentanyl Operation

A Texas couple, identified by the U.S. Department of Justice as key figures behind the darknet fentanyl trade, have pleaded guilty to charges of...

Segway Jeremy’ Protester Charged with Attempting to Buy Radioactive Material on the Dark Web

Federal prosecutors have now submitted their indictment against Jeremy Ryan, a 30-year-old Wisconsin man known for his Segway-riding protest demonstrations and subsequent run in...

Raid on Colorado Home Finds 100+ Marijuana Plants & Several Other Drugs

Superior, Colorado resident James Daniel Kavanagh has been arrested by the Boulder County Drug Task Force for allegedly selling a variety of drugs and...

Interpol Raids Yield Seizure of 500 Tons of Counterfeit Drugs

An avalanche of Interpol-led law enforcement operations in 116 countries has led to the seizure of a staggering 500 tons of counterfeit drugs available...

Australia’s Data Retention Law Subject to Heavy Criticism

Australia’s ever-controversial data retention law came into effect in April of last year.Under the law, individuals’ metadata must be kept for at least two...

Trio Sentenced in Connection to Drug Deaths in Iowa

The sale and use of illicit drugs have been on the increase in the United States.The authorities, nonetheless, are working hard to contain this...

Ahead of Midterms, US Senate Candidate Voices Support for Ross Ulbricht’s Freedom

The movement to exonerate Ross Ulbricht, the currently incarcerated founder of Silk Road, has received a boost from a U.S.Senate candidate just weeks ahead...

California Man to Stand Trial for Allegedly Hiring Hitman on the Dark Web

A man from Riverside, California who recently appeared before a San Luis Obispo judge for his preliminary hearing, is set to go on trial...

Former Silk Road Admin ‘Libertas’ Pleads Guilty, Faces up to 20 Years in Prison

Gary Davis, the former Silk Road administrator popularly known as "Libertas," pleaded guilty in a federal court in Manhattan, New York to facilitating the...

Irish Court Denies Appeal to Ex-Police Officer Sentenced for Darknet Gun Purchase

A 32-year-old former officer of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) failed in his quest to have his jail term shortened.Allen Kennedy, the...

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