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Bulgarian Cryptocurrency Exchange Firm Owner to Be Extradited to the US

The owner of RGCoins, a Bulgarian crypto exchange firm, is to be extradited to the US following a ruling by the court of appeal. The cryptocurrency exchange firm, whose operations targeted clients from Eastern-European countries, was shut down shortly after the court of appeal confirmed the extradition decision. Rosen Yosifov is facing extradition to the US following a formal request ... Read More »

Four Ukrainians Who Ran xDedic Arrested and the Site Taken Down

An international multiagency operation resulted in the takedown of xDedic, a darknet store dedicated to the sale and purchase of access to hacked servers from all over the world. The takedown was marked by the arrest of four Ukrainians believed to be the administrators of the online store and the seizure of xDedic’s domain and servers in Belgium and Ukraine. ... Read More »

German Darknet Drug Dealer Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

A software engineer from Geldern, Germany, was sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of darknet drug trafficking. The 37-year-old man had told the court that he engaged in the illicit sale of drugs to help his cousin. In passing the sentence, the court determined that the man sold cannabis and its products through the darknet ... Read More »

EU’s Project Against Dark Web Crimes Enters Practical Phase

A research project funded and launched by the European Union in May 2017 to develop technical tools to help law enforcement agencies combat crimes carried out via the darknet using cryptocurrencies has entered its practical phase. On completion in April 2020 and if successful, the project will well equip law enforcement agencies in the fight against all darknet crimes and ... Read More »

Billings Woman Arrested Alongside her Father Pleads Not Guilty to Dark Web Drug Trafficking

A 29-year-old Billings woman entered a not guilty plea after she was indicted with dark web drug trafficking charges. The woman was arrested alongside her 69-year-old father, whom the authorities believe she ran the dark web drug trafficking operation with from their West End home. The two allegedly accepted payment in bitcoin and delivered the drug packages to their clients ... Read More »

20 Year Old Woman Purchased Ecstasy Through the Darknet for Resale

A 20-year-old unemployed woman was arrested by the Judicial Police in the city of Pombal, Portugal, on suspicion of drug trafficking after she was found in possession of a large number of ecstasy pills. Since the decriminalization of personal drug use in Portugal in 2001, someone caught in possession of drugs whose quantity exceeds the average consumable amount by an ... Read More »

Finnish Teen Ran a Drug Trafficking Ring on the Dark Web

Investigations carried out by Finnish police based in Eastern Uusimaa, Southern Finland led to the discovery of a dark web drug trafficking ring. The ring in question is believed to have been run by an 18 year old teen and to have dealt in a variety of drugs including MDMA, cocaine, amphetamine, and ecstasy. The ring delivered the drugs all ... Read More »

Former Rugby Player Used Bitcoin to Purchase MDMA Over the Dark Web

A former rugby player in the A-grade Darwin Rugby League in Australia was given an 18 month prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to possession of MDMA pills with the intent to supply. The rugby player allegedly acquired hundreds of MDMA pills from a dark web marketplace; prosecution failed to disclose the name of the marketplace. According to court documents, ... Read More »

The 33-year-old suspect is facing 68 charges relating to the crimes he allegedly committed on the dark web forum.

Two Iranians Charged with New Counts For Atlanta Cyberattack

The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Georgia, announced that it had charged two men, both Iranian, for allegedly conducting a ‘sophisticated’ cyber-attack on the City of Atlanta early this year and violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in the process. The two men had been previously indicted in a six-count indictment in New Jersey for allegedly using ransomware ... Read More »

Man Used Stolen Credentials to Get $40,000 Worth of Dental Work

According to a police statement by the Volusia County Sherriff’s office, a 52-year-old Florida man was arrested after he used stolen credentials purchased from the dark web to acquire dental implants valued at $40,000. The statement further indicates that the man also bought a puppy at $10,000 using the same credentials after getting the dental work. According to the police, ... Read More »

Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Dark Web Carfentanil

A man pleaded guilty to the possession and selling of Carfentanil- a Schedule II Substance; he allegedly acquired from a dark web marketplace. According to the police, the man was arrested and charged after an investigation to a teen’s overdose case pointed them in his direction. Carfentanil can be considered to be the most dangerous fentanyl analog, as it is ... Read More »