Attorney General Jeff Sessions Discusses Justice Department’s Efforts to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions has declared an all-out war on any and all opioids, including its analogs.It all began by taking down...

Ohio Man Using the Alias ‘DARKKING22’ Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Drugs on the Dark...

Antoin Austin, the face behind the “DARKKING22” darknet handle, pleaded guilty to purchasing and distributing fentanyl and multiple opioid analogs from China via the...

Ex-Dream Market Vendor Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

Cory Nicholas Skinner, a former postal employee who pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 100 grams...

AlphaBay Weapons Buyer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

Discussions surrounding the arms trade have occurred in corridors that correspond to those of the darknet business.In the latest development of law and order,...

How Dutch Police Carry Out Dark Web Operations

Dutch vendors have built a reputation within the dark web community for offering quality products from a wide range of options.Because of that, they...

Father and Son Plead Guilty in AlphaBay Drug Case

A father-son duo from Staten Island, New York who were arrested in August 2017 in connection to the massive AlphaBay takedown pleaded guilty this...

Utah Teenager Facing Fresh Charges After Interception of Darknet-Bought Drugs

In Summit County, Utah a teenager from Park City is facing fresh charges because of her involvement in drug-related activities after a parcel she...

Raleigh Triplets Charged with Supplying Drugs Acquired from the Dark Web

Hardly a day passes without law enforcement dealing with cases of drug trafficking in the United States.The criminals involved have evolved to using dark...

Chinese Police Bring Down Darknet World Cup Gambling Ring

Going down as the most-watched event in the year 2018, the World Cup brought mixed feelings to billions of people across the globe.Apart from...

New Zealand Man to Spend 12 Months in Home Detention for Darknet Drug Charges

A New Zealand man has been placed on house arrest after he ordered methamphetamine on the dark web.This happened after he had been charged...

Darknet Buyer Arrested After Posting Selfie & Signature Linked to Weapons Deal

Police in New South Wales, Australia brought to book a 28-year-old man who used darknet markets to buy illegal firearms.The man, who was identified...

Israeli Security Programmer Arrested for Breach Attempt

Israel law enforcement has apprehended a former cybersecurity firm developer who allegedly stole security software source code and tried to sell it anonymously through...

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison for Fentanyl Distribution

A 34-year-old man from Chamberburg, Pennsylvania has been arrested, charged and sentenced for his role in distributing fentanyl.Nathan A. Ott was sentenced a few...

95 Darknet Fraudsters Arrested by European Authorities

Law enforcement agencies across Europe have arrested 95 criminals involved in darknet-supported credit card theft.These professional fraudsters were identified as affiliates to organized internet-based...

Arrest Made in Fatal Stabbing of Cybersecurity Blogger in Japan

A man has just been arrested in Fukuoka, Japan in connection to the fatal stabbing of Kenichiro Okamoto, an IT security expert and blogger.Okamoto...

California Man Pleads Guilty to Dealing AR-15 Firearms on the Dark Web

It is hard for a day to pass by without an arrest being made in connection to criminal activity on the dark web these...
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Over 35 Alleged Darknet Vendors Arrested in Nationwide Undercover Operation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has made an official announcement of what they termed as the first nationwide undercover action targeted on alleged...

Baltimore Feds Charge Man with Dark Web Drug Trafficking

Dark web drug trafficking cases are no longer a surprise – they are an order of the day. Law enforcement officers are always on...

UK Doctor Sentenced to 4+ Years for Buying Drugs on the Dark Web

A young doctor working at a hospital in Newcastle, England has just lost his career after being convicted of drug dealing charges.The arrest of...

Swiss Police Officer Under Investigation over Darknet Armory Deals

A Swiss police officer was subjected to immediate investigations after being suspected to be involved in an illegal firearms business on the dark web.The...

Rex Mundi Hacker Group Busted by Authorities in UK, France and Thailand

Europol, with the help of London Metropolitan Police, the French National Police and Royal Thai Police have arrested eight suspects believed to be part...
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British Model’s Kidnapper Sentenced to More Than 16 Years in Prison

Chloe Ayling's harrowing ordeal in Milan, Italy last year was one that was quickly followed by criticism and bashing from the media who believed...

Black Hand Market Seized By French Authorities

Darknet markets are known to fall through exit scams, seizures by law enforcement personnel and hacks.In the latest instance involving the dark web, an...

Darknet Hacker Who Breached 100+ Companies Is Jailed for 10 Years

The famous hacker and dark web vendor by the name Grant West, also known as “Courvoisier,” has been sentenced to over 10 years in...

North Carolina Man Sentenced to 6.5 Years for Selling Drugs on the Dark Web

After pleading guilty to five criminal drug charges, a resident of Raleigh, North Carolina has been handed a sentencing of 78 months, or 6...

Notorious Darknet Vendor ‘Mr. Hotsauce’ Busted by Canadian Police Alongside Others

Mr. Hotsauce, one of the most popular darknet drug dealers in Canada, finally came face-to-face with the law when Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)...

Connecticut Limo Driver Arrested for Using the Dark Web to Obtain Checks

Police in Greenwich, Connecticut have arrested a former limo driver who was well-known for identity theft and check fraud.He was accused of using a...
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Dark Web Policing in Developed vs. in Developing Countries

The technological and industrial revolution has significantly changed how human beings live. Work has been made easier and daily tasks are executed much faster.It...

Cambridge Man Arrested Alongside Friends After Consuming Drugs Ordered from the Dark Web

A Cambridge man was apprehended following a tipoff by hotel workers over dark web-sourced drugs.James Johnson, age 30, was said to be in the...

UK Doctor Escapes Prison Sentence For Buying Drugs to ‘Cope with Hospital Stress’

A medical practitioner in the United Kingdom has managed to avoid going to jail for importing drugs on the plea that he did it...
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UK Police Make High-Profile Bitcoin Seizure After Arrest

As Bitcoin rises and falls in popularity and price, laws and regulations scramble on how to treat it. Since Bitcoin isn’t just a normal...

Dunedin Chef Admits to Buying $150K Worth of Drugs to ‘Raise Kids and Support...

It is rare that a person imports drugs, gets caught and is quite candid about his crime. But this is what has precisely occurred...

Darknet Vendor ‘JetSetLife’ Arrested After Sending Cocaine to Undercover Cop

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has caught up with another dark web drug vendor in a sting operation conducted recently.This time, a 26-year-old alleged...

Authorities in Cleveland Putting More Focus on the Dark Web to Fight Drug Crime

Authorities in Cleveland, Ohio have concentrated their energy toward slowing the distribution of dark web-sourced drugs.This also extends to the fact that they have...

Dark Web Drug Ring of 4 Arrested in Brunssum, Limburg

A group of four men has been arrested in Brunssum, Limburg for drug trafficking and money laundering.The group is believed to have been orchestrating...

Former Security Guard Arrested for Ordering Drugs from the Dark Web

Not a week passes without news going around that a particular drug dealer or vendor on the dark web has been pinned down by...

Inside the Sting Operation That Brought Down a Major Darknet Drug Dealer in Denver

A Colorado-based drug dealer that had used Bitcoin and the United States Postal Service to vend narcotics via the dark web has been apprehended,...

Western Illinois University Students Arrested for Allegedly Buying Drugs from the Dark Web

Three university students were arrested as they tried to import harmful drugs from the dark web using the postal services.The drugs were intercepted by...

Serbian Police Arrest Suspected Hacker in TheDarkOverlord Group

Hackers and hacking groups are very fond of giving individuals, organizations and even government agencies sleepless nights by infiltrating their devices and computer networks...

Inside a National Darknet Fraud Campaign Stopped by Milwaukee Investigators

It was just last year when a five-member group of cybercriminals attracted the attention of American Airlines officials in Milwaukee when they openly paid...

The Effect of the Planned Proposal by Sessions to Limit Opioid Production on Darknet...

As each day passes, approximately 115 people within the United States die immediately following an overdose on opioids.Staggering statistics like this one are increasingly...

Top Members of International Hacking Group Arrested

It’s a Friday morning, around 6 a.m. In Northern India, in the state of Kashmir, Adil Hussain Teli and Shahid Malla are in their...

Police Face a Host of Occupational Hazards in Drug-Related Investigations

The occupation of law enforcement can be considered to be among the most demanding careers on earth.A police officer is tasked with the responsibility...

With Help from US Postal Service, NJ Police Narrows Target on Darknet Drug Trade

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is leading a nationwide operation to deal with the rising level of opioids sold through the dark web.The drugs,...

Two South Carolina Men Convicted in Darknet Mail Bomb Plot

A South Carolina court has convicted Michael Young Jr., age 32, and Vance Volious Jr., 36, for exchanging and delivering combustible materials with the...

Police in Michigan Train to Participate in Darknet-Related Operations

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Operation Disarray, which aims to disrupt opioid trafficking to and within the U.S., has seen the Federal Bureau of...
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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...

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