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Pennsylvania Man Charged With Distributing 12,000 Xanax Pills and Other Drugs from the Darknet

An 18-year-old man known as Noah Hendricks, of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, was recently charged in August with distributing a variety of drugs he had obtained from darknet drug markets. Noah Hendricks, the son of Selinsgrove Borough Council Vice President Shane Hendricks, had already been in prison for much of this year related to drug robbery case. His bail was eventually revoked ... Read More »

Florida Fraudsters Allegedly Used Stolen Credit Cards from the Darknet

In Wakulla County, Florida, a victim of credit card fraud reported several fraudulent charges to detectives at the Sheriff’s Department. Only days later, the police received video footage from a shopping center that revealed four hooded individuals entering the building and frantically swiping the cards at self-checkout stations. The men, investigators later learned, had purchased dozens of stolen credit and ... Read More »

24-year-old Man Arrested for Darknet Drugs in Hyderabad

In Hyderabad, India, a 24-year-old man was arrested by authorities and charged with possession of LSD and other MDMA drugs. The young man worked with one of the leading online shopping sites in this city. The Prohibition and Excise Department (P & E) also said that the young man was found to be cultivating marijuana in his apartment. Some of ... Read More »

Nantes Police Arrest Woman Picking Darknet Parcel for Roommate

A woman in Nantes, France, was arrested for possession of a package received at a post office on behalf of her roommate. She had made a quick dash to the local post office by request of her friend, but her arrest took longer than anyone expected. The 26-year-old was confronted for the package containing 220 MDMA tablets. The package had ... Read More »

French Gendarmerie to Use Darknet Search Engine

Imagine the internet without Google? The darknet thrives on being private and anonymous. Over the last decade several search engines have been developed to collect data on the deepweb but they have been majorly unstable and incomplete. They are unable to exhaustively collect data from hidden parts of the internet and reference them. The French Gendarmerie, a military component with ... Read More »

DHS Warns Corporations Are Being Targeted on the Darknet

In a new alert issued by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the agency is warning that corporate applications are being targeted by hackers using the darknet. The DHS issued the alert based on information it had received in a report from the cybersecurity and digital risk management firms Digital Shadows and Onapsis. Their report claims that Enterprise ... Read More »

Utah Teenager Allegedly Ordered Ecstasy and U4 from the Darknet

In July, the Summit County Attorney’s Office issued a press release warning citizens that Customs had intercepted packages of ecstasy and U-47700 ordered by an individual living in Park City, Utah. The notice advised parents to speak with their children about the drugs and to watch out for suspicious packages. Two weeks after the announcement, Summit County law enforcement revealed ... Read More »

Cop Gets Probation in Child Abuse Case Linked to Darknet Forum

Homeland Security Investigations, Interpol, and the Colorado Internet Crimes against Children Task Force conducted an investigation into a former El Paso County sheriff’s deputy who had sexually assaulted a child, taken pictures of the abuse, and described the sexual assault on a darknet child abuse forum. The case has drawn attention from the media due, in part, to the convicted ... Read More »

Russian FreeHacks Forum on the Darknet

The darknet to some people is almost synonymous with all things illegal. Nothing could be more misrepresented, however. While indeed it helps aid anonymous engagements, assuring users of freedom and security to exercise all that pertains to them away from observation, the darknet has been grossly defined by negatively by government agencies and the like. The core intent of the ... Read More »

US Military Data Offered on Darknet

At the beginning of last month, the darknet had its first in military data offering. In a bizarre sale of hacked military documents, a cyber-security monitoring network, Recorded Future, chanced on what could prove vulnerabilities in military devices. In a strange twist, the hacker offered the data for a measly $100 – $150. The Inskit Group from Recorded Future monitors ... Read More »

Bus Driver Caught Sharing Videos on Darknet Child Abuse Sites

A lengthy RCMP investigation culminated in the arrest of a 31-year-old man who had been uploading pictures and videos of children to former darknet child abuse forums such as “Childs Play” and “MagicKingdom.” The man evaded the public and international law enforcement agents for a significant stretch of time and even now only law enforcement, court officials, and some of ... Read More »

Germany: Police Arrest 28 Darknet Drug Buyers in Single Operation

Although the raids and arrests on July 25 only lasted a few hours, the investigation of dozens of darknet drug buyers began in late 2017, German customs (Zoll) said in a press release following the arrest of nearly 30 suspects only hours after the raids. The Zoll investigation culminated in a multi-agency raid in Neubiberg, Ottobrunn, Neuried, and Munich. More ... Read More »

Sentence Cut in Half for Darknet Vendor After Rehab Proposal

Only days after receiving a prison sentence of almost 10 years for running a darknet drug distribution operation, Rhett D. learned that a judge had seriously considered his request for drug and alcohol rehabilitation. As a result of that serious consideration, the convicted vendor will have the opportunity to leave prison completing his sentence. Rhett D., known only as the ... Read More »

US Navy Commander Admitted Selling MDMA on the Darknet

According to recently unsealed court documents and a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of California, a Navy veteran pleaded guilty to trafficking controlled substances through the darknet. Court documents revealed that the 23-year veteran had been importing various illegal substances and reselling them on Alphabay, Dream Market, Hansa Market, and other darknet marketplaces. ... Read More »

Dentist Arrested for Trading Drugs on the Darknet

DIICOT agents arrested a Romanian dentist who traded multiple high risk narcotics on the deep web. The medical practitioner ordered the drugs from the Darknet and was able to acquire more than a thousand tablets of ecstasy and about a kilo of amphetamine. He supplied the drugs to his customers in the country’s Neamt County. Andrei Minea also known as ... Read More »