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Five US Military Members Arrested for Buying, Making, and Using Stolen Credit Cards

Derrick Shelton, James Stewart and Quentin Stewart, all members of the Army National Guard, have been arrested and charged for ordering stolen credit card numbers and using them on military bases. The Justice Department said the men were using bitcoin to buy the card numbers online, then using card writing tools, they would make their own fakes. “The defendants selected ... Read More »

ESU Student Arrested For Buying LSD From Dark Web

Michael Mancini (20), an East Stroudsburg University (ESU) student from Landenberg, Chester County, was busted by the police for ordering LSD from a dark net market. The college student was charged with the possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility and other related offenses. Mancini was arrested on Wednesday, and soon released on ... Read More »

OPSEC Fail: Ex-Judge Arrested In Online Impersonation Case

Online impersonation is a crime in Texas, which is what former Judge Christoper Dupuy is being charged two counts of. In a case similar to that of Preston Alexander McWaters’, the 43 year old also has problems with handling rejection from women. You see, Dupuy had known a woman – let’s call her Jane – for 20 years and had ... Read More »

Shreveport Father and Son Arrested for illegal Bitcoin Scheme

United States Attorney Stephanie A Finley announced that a former Shreveport chiropractor and his son plead guilty Tuesday to funneling money through an unlawful Bitcoin financial scheme. According to the reports, the Lords had been using Bitcoin for several illegal things from 2013 to 2015. Randall Bryan Lord, 58, and his son, Michael Aaron Lord, 29, both living in Shreveport ... Read More »

Canadian Man Arrested in U.S. Grandma Scams

A man admitted he laundered more than $800,000 in a “grandparent scam” that fooled  U.S. seniors into sending money to young relatives that thought were in trouble, was sentenced Thursday to four and a half years in federal prison. Stephan Moskwyn,33, a Canadian citizen, has been incarcerated  since October. Moskwyn plead guilty to a money laundering charge in Miami federal ... Read More »

15 People Arrested in Norways Biggest Dark net Drug Bust

15 people were arrested in what Norway is calling their biggest drug bust ever to target dark net. The case originated in the FBI’s  2013 closure of Silk Road. American authorities were able to access a list of sellers and clients names. Among the names were hundreds of Norwegian traders who operated on Silk Road. The operators also traded under ... Read More »

Mobile Messenger Co-Founder Arrested For Drug Dealing

The self-described “serial entrepreneur” Shaun Collopy and his partner in crime Gary Cooley are awaiting to be sentenced in June by the District Court of Australia on drug-trafficking charges. Collopy was a computer science student in the 2000s when he ran into success with a series of start-up companies that handle SMS services. One would say that his successfulness peaked ... Read More »

Teenager Arrested for Trying To Buy Glock Pistol From The Dark Web

Megan Schadeberg (19), from Carmarthenshire, had attempted to buy a Glock handgun from the dark web and said she wanted to ”kill herself and kill the world” according to the court. During the house search, police found books on mass shootings where the girl made notes. They also found a diary where Schadeberg said that she “hated everyone” and “did ... Read More »

FBI “Playpen Investigation”: Ex-Homeland Security analyst Arrested

Richard Armendariz worked as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection analyst for 42 years. Two days ago a federal judge denied Richards bond at a hearing. Armendariz,69, was arrested as part of a massive investigation into child pornography on dark net. Dark net is only accessible with the use of Tor, a browser that allows you to view normal websites ... Read More »

New Jersey Online Cocaine Ring Uncovered: 11 Men Arrested

During Operation Skin Deep, a police action started as an undercover mission, 11 men from New Jersey were arrested for running an online drug ring. Christopher Castelluzzo (31), of Lake Hopatcong, was charged as the leader of the gang, and he had also been charged with the conspiracy to commit murder for his alleged role in trying to kill two ... Read More »

Hacker Behind FBI, DHS Hacks Arrested

The pro-Palestine hacker known as “Cracka” was arrested in East Midlands, England by British authorities with the help of the FBI. The 16 year old, whose name officials have not released, is the suspected leader of “Crackas With Attitude”, the group who was responsible for the hacking of many people, including John Brennan, John Holdren, James Clapper, and Vonna Heaton. ... Read More »

Corrupt Silk Road Secret Service Agent Arrested – Again

Shaun Bridges (33), the crooked Secret Service agent who stole money while he was supposed to investigate the Silk Road Marketplace, has been arrested again. He was arrested on Jan 28 at his home in Laurel, Maryland. It was just a day before he was supposed to turn himself in to serve the 71 months sentence, which was ruled on ... Read More »

Creator Of MegalodonHTTP DDoS Arrested In Norway

Bin4ry, whose real name was not disclosed by authorities, the creator of the MegalodonHTTP, was arrested in Norway in Operation Falling sTAR in December, 2015. The Europol led operation was launched in October against users of RATs (Remote Access Trojans). In the current (second) phase of the operation, Europol officers arrested 12 suspects in France, Norway and Romania. Five of ... Read More »