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CEO and CTO of Popular Bitcoin Exchange Arrested

Bitcoin exchange owners are notoriously known for being in trouble with the law. From the imprisonment of Mark Karpelès, the CEO of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox to the Cripsty exchange case, many have found themselves facing the law on money related charges. This time, the CEO, CTO and head of IT of a well-known Bitcoin exchange are facing charges of ... Read More »

Suspect Arrested After Ordering 130g Of Amphetamine Online

In Croatia, the Dubrovnik-Neretva County Criminal Police Department began to suspect an individual for drug related crimes. According to the department’s website, an unidentified 31-year-old hit the police’s radar in early July. The man was suspected of illicit production of narcotics and of drug trafficking. The General Police Directorate started investigating. Not long after, police discovered the target had purchased ... Read More »

Alaskan Man Arrested After $15,000 Ecstasy Package Intercepted

A 27-year-old Fairbanks man was arrested after US Customs intercepted his package containing 487 Ecstasy tablets. The package, sent from the Netherlands, was initially discovered by Homeland Security. US Customs and Border Protection agents were then tipped off. The package was shortly thereafter opened by federal agents at a San Francisco USPS sorting facility. Investigation documents note that the package ... Read More »

Arrested: Scandinavia’s Biggest Vendor “Douppikauppa”

In an exclusively translated interview for DeepDotWeb, the world learned about the life of Scandinavia’s biggest darknet vendor, Douppikauppa. Douppikauppa had been selling on Valhalla since 2013 and is well known for being Scandinavia’s biggest darknet vendor. He was arrested in Finland with massive quantities of drugs in his possession. In the interview we learned so much about Douppikauppa and ... Read More »

German DNM Vendor Arrested For Selling Glock to Munich Shooter

In the investigation following the Munich shooting where David Ali Sonboly killed 9 people, German police discovered that the 18-year-old had purchased the weapon from a vendor on the deepweb. Nearly a month after the shooting spree, the Bavarian state police have reportedly caught the person behind the transaction. On July 27th, Holger Muench, head of Germany’s Federal Police, told ... Read More »

Prominent UKIP Member’s Aide Arrested For Deepweb Money Laundering

As Nigel Farage, a prominent member of Britain’s right-wing U.K. Independence Party, was preparing for his flight back to Britain, one of his closest aides was grabbed and arrested by the FBI. The aide in question, George Cottrell, had been under investigation from the FBI since 2014 for offering to launder money for deepweb drug traffickers. The arrest came as ... Read More »

Michigan Man Arrested After Meth Package Detected

As methamphetamine usage is on the rise in Michigan, so is the importation of a much more pure product from outside the state, a local news outlet says. In 2016 alone, more than a dozen federal search warrants have been issued for such inbound packages. In an unfortunate testament to law enforcement’s growing knowledge of drugs in the mail, a ... Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Selling Fentanyl to Undercover Agents on Alphabay

In Fort Lauderdale, Chrissano Leslie, known on the deepweb as “owlcity”, will be facing charges of trafficking Fentanyl, a-PVP, MDMA, and cocaine. The charges stemmed from a DEA investigation that took place on the popular darknet marketplace, Alphabay. The 26-year-old was arrested by DEA agents raiding his home on Wednesday, the 26th of July. Although the initial operation was put ... Read More »

Alleged Bendigo Gang Leader Arrested, Refused Bail

Dean Poot (25), from Bendigo, was arrested in a police raid on his home at Gumnut Rise on May 17. Poot is the alleged leader of a drug dealing syndicate in Bendigo who imported drugs from the dark web. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old’s bail was refused by Bendigo Magistrates’ Court, he is facing 7 charges including trafficking methylamphetamine and interfering ... Read More »

Alphabay Fraud Vendor IcyEagle Arrested

Aaron James Glende, 35, of Winona, AKA “IcyEagle” was arrested by the FBI in Atlanta and was charged with bank fraud, access device fraud, and aggravated identity theft. The indictment says that Glende was selling fraud related products on Alphabay, a marketplace on the dark net. U. S. Attorney John Horn said this in a statement about the suspect: “Glende ... Read More »

Marlow Man Arrested After His Overseas Package Got Seized

Morgan Whitecotton (32), a Marlow resident, was arrested on Thursday in his home during a joint action by the Stephens County Sheriff’s Department, Marlow Police and the District Attorney’s Task Force. The police operation was conducted after they received information from the Homeland Security, who intercepted a suspicious package from the Netherlands addressed to Whitecotton, containing MDMA. During the house ... Read More »

Dutch Drug Dealers Arrested with Ties to Dark Net

A 28-year-old Dutch man and two of his friends were arrested last week in a huge joint investigation with the United states to combat illegal drug trade that takes place on dark net. The main suspect is from Broek op Langedijk, and is suspected of trading and exporting large quantities of narcotics and money laundering. The other two, a 29 ... Read More »

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 »