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...

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...

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)...
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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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Federal Agents Now Disguising Themselves as Postal Workers

The promise of anonymity has driven some people into having total trust in the dark web as a surveillance-proof network.The hidden web is often...

SEC, DOJ and FBI Hold Meeting to Discuss Techniques to Curb Online Fraud

The advent of novel and advanced technologies in the modern times has been a facilitating factor to the current upsurge in fraud trends.With this...
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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....

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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‘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...

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...
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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...

Suspects Arrested for Shipping Drug-Stuffed Children’s Toys Through US Post Offices

Three people were recently arrested in a sizable drug bust conducted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.The suspects, hailing from Southern California, were allegedly...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Faces Objections to Appeal

Ross William Ulbricht, alias Dread Pirate Roberts, the infamous Silk Road mastermind, has faced yet another obstacle in his quest to attain freedom.Apart from...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FBI Reverses Judge’s Order for EA Hacker to Pay Bail in Bitcoin

News breaks about hacks and scams are now becoming a common thing especially if they are related to cryptocurrency.Among scandals trending, a man named...

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...

Investigation Leads to Arrest of New Hampshire Couple, Dream Market Vendor

Earlier this month, the federal investigation and apprehension of a New Hampshire couple who have been linked to dark web-facilitated drug dealings was confirmed...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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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