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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 »

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 »