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A Gang that Used the Dark Web to Supply Drugs Busted.

Europol has been on the frontline in the fight against dark web crimes. In its bid to acquire all the required forces, Europol recently held a conference at its headquarters and called upon law enforcing agencies from all over Europe to join hands and devise effective means of putting dark web crimes to an end. The conference brought together law ... Read More »

No Jail for Man Who Ordered Ecstasy from The Dark web.

A 46-year-old, Steven Hancock used bitcoin to purchase Ecstasy from the dark web, but will not spend a day behind bars for his offenses. Steven pleaded guilty to all the charges against him but the judged viewed him as a low-risk offender after all the evidence against him was presented. According to the presiding judge at Swindon Crown Court, Steven ... Read More »

Operation Dark Gold: 17th Suspect Charged for MDMA Distribution

According to a press release from United States Attorney Ron Parsons, a South Dakota man laundered thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoin and bought numerous packages of MDMA from darknet vendors. The defendant, John Edward Monette, 49, was charged in connection with the recent federal investigation into darknet vendors known as Operation Dark Gold. Homeland Security Investigations, court documents revealed, ... Read More »

Three Students Arrested for Dark Web Drug Trafficking

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of India expressed through its annual report of 2017 the need to monitor the dark web due to its increased use in drug trafficking while using bitcoin as the currency of choice. The report indicated the fact that darknet users have no direct contact with vendors and law enforcement, as the biggest reason more Indians ... Read More »

35 arrested in dark web illegal drugs and arms sweep

Over 35 dark web drugs and arms dealers have been arrested in a nation-wide bust by a joint operation between the US Department of Justice, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Secret Service (USSS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and the Postal Inspection Service (USPIS). This bust was the first nation-wide undercover operation to sweep dark web ... Read More »

Newcastle Doctor Jailed For Dealing Drugs via the Dark Web

A UK man has been jailed for dealing in illegal drugs via the dark web. 28-year-old Tim Kerr, a doctor and his counterpart, a university friend Adrian Tickridge-Day, 27, imported drugs from the dark web and sold them on the streets. Kerr, when not saving lives at a hospital in Newcastle, was busy being a dark web drug trafficker and ... Read More »

The 33-year-old suspect is facing 68 charges relating to the crimes he allegedly committed on the dark web forum.

Baltimore Man Accused of Illegal Dark web Drug Trade

Ryan Farace (34) has been charged for masterminding illegal drug sales on the dark web. According to the indictment, Farace operated drug trades on the online black market for five years and successfully delivered many ordered packages through postal services after customers made payment in Bitcoin. He has been charged with money laundering and illegal drug trafficking. According to a ... Read More »

Dark Web Demand Increases despite the Crackdown, Research Confirms

According to a recent research, the numerous crackdowns by Europol have not had any effect on the dark web as its demand continues to be on the rise. A similar finding was discovered after the shutdown of the Silk Road market in 2013. According to the research, there was an unprecedented rise in dark web users after that shutdown. The ... Read More »

Swiss Police Officer Under Investigation for Trafficking Firearms on the Dark Web.

Switzerland’’s office of the Attorney General is investigating the logistics chief of the cantonal police agency of Schwyz for misconduct and violation of the War Material Act, the Tages-Anzeiger reported on Thursday. The Swiss police officer and a logistics manager came under scrutiny after he was linked to an ongoing investigation on dark web weapon trafficking, launched in 2013 in ... Read More »