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Teenager Charged for Shipment and Distribution of Darknet Cannabis

A 19-year-old male from Wiltshire County, England, was arrested and charged on the grounds that he had imported illegal drugs through the dark web where he intended to sell them. Toby Fairall confessed to purchasing cannabis and that he planned on selling the cannabis for a profit. The drugs he bought were valued at £5,000. The teenager comes from Aldebury ... Read More »

Maryland Man Jailed for 57 Months for Dark Web Drug Distribution

A Maryland based man was convicted and sentenced to over five years in prison in a federal court. He was also given three years of supervision after release from the prison for what the court documents quoted as drug distribution and money laundering charges. The man, identified as Ryan Farace, 34, was said to be involved in the lucrative illegal ... Read More »

ANALYSIS OF THE REPORT ON FENTANYL DISTRIBUTION IN THE US

At the start of the month, a report was issued by Mathew C. Allen, the Assistant Director of Domestic Operations, Homeland Security Investigations. The report was given before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. The main agenda was to inform the officials on the measures that were being taken to combat the smuggling of illegal Fentanyl from ... Read More »

ANALYSIS OF THE REPORT ON FENTANYL DISTRIBUTION IN THE US

At the start of the month, a report was issued by Mathew C. Allen, the Assistant Director of Domestic Operations, Homeland Security Investigations. The report was given before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. The main agenda was to inform the officials on the measures that were being taken to combat the smuggling of illegal Fentanyl from ... Read More »

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Distribution of Bitcoin and Ethereum Nodes Across the Globe – An Analytical Study

With the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies during the past couple of years, the cost of mining the most valuable coins have skyrocketed too. Almost every country on the planet hosts mining rigs operated by individuals who invest hundreds to thousands of dollars to mine crypto. A recently published paper examined closely one overarching question regarding the cryptocurrency mining phenomenon: what ... Read More »

Suspect Behind “GermanTeam” Vendor Account Admits Fentanyl Distribution

At a recent hearing at a District Court in Dortmund, Germany, one of the three suspects accused of running a carfentanil trafficking operation through an account on a darkweb marketplace admitted to his role in the conspiracy. Three men—two brothers and a younger business associate—face lengthy prison sentences after German special forces raided their apartments in 2017 in response to ... Read More »

Ohio Man Sentenced to Life for Fentanyl Distribution

According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Elliot Morrison, an Akron, Ohio, man was sentenced to life in federal prison in a Cleveland courtroom for fentanyl distribution that resulted in at least one fatal overdose. The man, Ryan “TJ” Sumlin, had connections to both a massive research chemical supplier in China and another fentanyl dealer from Akron previously covered in DeepDotWeb. Sumlin ... Read More »

Dark Web Vendor “MotleyFool” Admits Fentanyl Distribution

In August, one of the two defendants arrested for selling fentanyl on the dark web pleaded guilty to four felonies connected to fentanyl and opioid trafficking. The second defendant, although named in an original criminal complaint, will not be indicted as a co-conspirator. After the second defendant’s arrest, a judge allowed the pre-trial release of both defendants. The second defendant ... Read More »

Darkweb Vendor “Darkking22” Admits Fentanyl Distribution

According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Western District of Pennsylvania, a man from Euclid, Ohio, has admitted to the crime of fentanyl distribution. He further admitted that he had imported fentanyl and fentanyl analogues from suppliers in China for distribution throughout the United States via the Dream dark web marketplace. Antoin Austin, a 28-year-old ... Read More »

Nurse Sentenced to 5 Years for Dark Web Related Drug Distribution

United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced that 43-year-old Matthew Justin Sykes was sentenced to 5 years in prison for illegally distributing opiates and other drugs while working at a drug rehabilitation center in Virginia. Sykes illegally acquired drugs from the dark web and made illegal prescriptions as a way of distributing the drugs. ... Read More »

Alphabay Vendor “Zane61” Pleaded Guilty to Fentanyl Distribution

On August 8, a father and son from Staten Island, New York, pleaded guilty to selling fentanyl and other opioids through the dark web. The duo sold several fentanyl analogues, oxycodone, and fentanyl itself. According to information revealed in court, the father and son also admitted selling controlled substances that led to one buyer’s non-fatal overdose. The United States Attorney ... Read More »

NCA Fentanyl Investigation Goes After UK Dealers Product and Distribution

The National Crime Agency (NCA) launched an investigation into the recent report concerning the distribution of fentanyl drugs to around 30 countries. The drug vendors were all located within the United Kingdom. Following the high demand for this potent drug, vendors responded by producing them through any available means. The dark web has made it easier for sellers and buyers ... Read More »

Two Austrians Arrested for Drug Distribution

According to the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Salzburg, a pair of brothers, for roughly one year, ordered drugs from the darknet to resell throughout the Salzburg area. They allegedly ordered on nine separate occasions. The orders often included thousands of grams of various substances. The suspected drug dealers allegedly started buying drugs in May 2017. The first order was small; ... Read More »