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Gambrills Man Jailed for Purchasing $10,000 Worth of Fentanyl using Bitcoin on Dark Web

A Gambrills based man charged with the distribution of fentanyl was sentenced to a four year and eight month jail term last Friday. 25-year-old Robert Luke Simpson will spend a total of 57 months in jail and an additional “3 years of supervised release”. U.S. District Court Judge George L. Russell III sentenced Simpson for possession of fentanyl and further ... Read More »

A 23-Year-Old Styrian Admits Buying Large Amounts of Various Drugs on the Dark Web

German authorities seem to be making steady steps in the fight against darknet illegal trade. In a statement, the authorities say a Styrian has been arrested in the district of Liezen. According to the statement, the suspect was apprehended for ordering drugs on the darknet. The customs authorities stumbled on a suspicious package that triggered a police search, and upon ... Read More »

A 44-year-old Italian Man Arrested over Sale of Fentanyl on the Dark Web

A 44-year-old man has been arrested by the anti-narcotics police for procuring illegal narcotic drugs online from dark web markets. The drugs were shipped from Canada through postal services and allegedly paid for using virtual currencies. The Italian dark web drug trafficker from Cinisello Balsamo (Milan) was arrested by the carabinieri dell’antidroga Milanese (The Milan Anti-narcotic Police) for buying and ... Read More »

Liechtenstein Bank in the Limelight over Money Channeled by a Darknet Millionaire in Alpha-Bay Investigation

A Liechtenstein Bank is in the limelight after investigation and evidence in public records of the District Court of Southern District of Californian indicated that Bank Alpinum allowed a dark web criminal to transfer of millions of francs. The US Department of Justice launched a fight against dark web criminals two years ago, which was successful. In a well-coordinated joint ... Read More »

A German Arrested for Buying Amphetamine and Hashish on Darknet

Even though the dark web is continuously giving law enforcement agencies a hard time tracking down criminals who trade illegal products and services on the anonymous platform, the German police seem to be making steady steps towards the fight. Their investigations have led to the arrest of a 26-year-old male suspect who has been conducting illegal drug trade on the ... Read More »

TOR has Released OnionShare 2, a Major Version with macOS Sandbox

After about a year of engaging work from a dedicated team of software designers, developers, and translators, OnionShare has released OnionShare 2, a major next-generation version with exciting updates. OnionShare is an open source tool used to anonymously and securely send and receive files using The Onion Router (TOR) services. Unlike on other platforms such as DropBox, Google Drive, WeTransfer, ... Read More »

A Programming Genius Arrested for Running a Multi-Million Dollar Drug Empire on the Darknet

A 46-year-old man identified as Paul Le Roux, a former computer programmer, was arrested for trafficking drugs, weapons, and gold via the dark web. He is considered to be the coordinator of one of the biggest organized criminal groups, an attribute that earned him the nickname, ‘the Jeff Bezos of international organized criminal activities.’ Apart from trafficking, Le Roux provided ... Read More »

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The New Trend: Ghost Booking Ubers’ & Airbnb’s

With technology maturing, we receive a new convenience almost at a daily rate. Unfortunately, it has also created different ways for conducting illegal activities. Online service marketplaces like Uber & Airbnb are relatively new, and they have been on the receiving end of these fraudulent actions, left to foot the bill. No one is exempt to these new schemes, as ... Read More »

Plymouth Man Arrested for Purchasing Controlled Drugs via the Dark Web

A male resident of West Plymouth, England, was arrested on February 7 for allegedly importing illegal drugs from Columbia via the darknet. He was charged with drug trafficking a variety of controlled drugs, including oxycodone and heroin.   The 29-year-old man named Andrew King would purchase the drugs from dark web markets after which they would be delivered to his home ... Read More »

Netflix Series Star Arrested for Dark Web Drug Trafficking

Law enforcement from Oakland County has announced the arrest of a 21-year-old Michigan resident on the grounds of drug trafficking. Ryan James Zettel was featured in the 2018 Netflix series, Dope, where he claimed to be a drug trafficker operating through the dark web. The graduate of Troy Athens High School appeared on season 2, episode 3 of the Netflix ... Read More »

130 Suspects Wanted for Electronic Fraud in Kenya

  Last week, the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in Kenya sent out photos of 130 people suspected to have engaged in a cyber-attack. The suspects are alleged to have taken part in extensive fraudulent electronic activity and hacking into banking systems. Reports state that some of the criminals involved bank workers who enabled them to execute their activities. This ... Read More »

Indonesia Man Arrested for Buying Liquid Cannabis via the Darknet

A resident of South Tangerang has been arrested for buying liquid cannabis over a dark web market site. The 28-year-old, whose name is only listed as ‘AD,’ bought the drugs using cryptocurrency and arranged to ship them to Indonesia from the U.S. through mail services. When the package reached the Customs Office, administrators noticed it contained wet tissues weighing a ... Read More »

Man from Miami Beach Apprehended for Unlawful Exchange of Bitcoin for Cash

A web designer from Miami Beach is facing prosecution in the Third District Court for selling bitcoin to Ricardo Arias, an undercover detective. Michell Espinoza, aged 35, was charged with taking part in illegal transmitting and laundering of bitcoin worth $1,500. Detectives began to pursue Espinoza in 2014 when he was advertising himself as a bitcoin seller through the crypto-exchange ... Read More »