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Three Irishmen to Stand Trial for Dark Net Drug Dealing

Kyle Hall, Richard Sinclair, and Stephen Rodgers were all arrested for dealing MDMA as well as other drugs on the dark net. The men were set to appear in front of the magistrate on Friday. Police in Northern Ireland found ecstasy, marijuana, and diazepam tablets worth over 100,000 GBP (131,000 USD). The seizure took place in Coleraine, Co Londonderry, and ... Read More »

South Australian Police: New Campaign Against Internet Drug Sales

Four South Australian men, their ages ranging from 23 to 32, were arrested in August under various drug charges in connection with a new campaign by the South Australia Police to curb sales of controlled substances over the internet. According to the Department’s Serious and Organized Crime Branch, who are responsible for drug cases and will be leading the new ... Read More »

A New Study Shows UK Is Winning the Dark Net Drug Race

A new study found that Britain has the second highest online drug use in the world. The study was done on dark net markets, and was done on the number of transactions being done in various countries. In total, the number of transactions done online in Britain has tripled in just three years, coming it at a staggering 15 million ... Read More »

Drug Sales on Darknet Markets Have Tripled Since the Silk Road Bust

The government’s push to take down the original Silk Road was motivated by several factors but one in particular was especially interesting. Congress wanted to cut off online drug trade before the industry could grow became a trend. But according to research, the exact opposite has happened. Deepweb drug sales have since tripled. According to a study conducted by Judith ... Read More »

Yahoo Ordered to Reveal How Deleted Drug Case Emails Were Recovered

We recently wrote how deleted Yahoo emails were questionably involved in a drug trafficking case – and in a development to that story, a judge is ordering Yahoo to explain how it was done. While serving a 16-year sentence in UK prison cell, Russell Knaggs orchestrated a plan to import five tons of cocaine from South America, hidden in boxes ... Read More »

French MP Wants To Crack Down On Dark Net Drug Sales

Bernard Debré, a member of the Republicans Party in France, is very much worried about the sale of illegal substances on the dark web and the clearnet. To draw public attention, he even ordered some drugs from an online marketplace. Debré took part in a survey recently where he discovered that illicit substances can be bought online pretty easily. He ... Read More »

UN Trying To Find Methods To Stop The Dark Web Drug Trade

The UNODC (the United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime) published its annual report on Thursday where they have mentioned some new methods and technologies to cope with the drug trade on the dark net. The report says: “Law enforcement and the criminal justice system in many countries are still not in a position to deal effectively with the anonymous ... 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 »

2016 Global Drug Survey Shows More DMN Customers Than Ever

Despite the FBI’s efforts to seize dark net markets, the number of people sourcing they’re drugs through them is growing according to the Global Drug Survey (GSD) 2016. “Despite all of the disruptions from law enforcement efforts and takedown that have been successful, as well as the exit scams and all of this kind of thing, people are still using ... Read More »

EU Drug Report 2016: Every 4th European Has Tried Illicit Drugs

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) recently published a study about the trends and developments of illegal substances in the European Union. According to the research, one in 4 EU citizen have already tried drugs. The European drug market is already one of the biggest in the world, however, the demand for illegal substances is growing ... Read More »

Obama Signs into Effect the Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2015 to Combat the International Drug Trade

It seems that most of the wold already thinks the American Government over steps its bounds abroad. These new amendments Obama just signed into play will definitely fuel they’re burning fire. This new Act is intended to allow the United States’ reach on the drug war to stretch far and wide; allowing them to prosecute any drug manufacturers who have ... Read More »

Former head of France’s drug war implicated in trafficking

The former head of France’s anti-drug agency OCRTIS has been accused of involvement with marijuana traffickers, according to the French newspaper Libération. OCRTIS is charged with directing police and customs. François Thierry is accused of having let tens of tons of cannabis enter France over the past few years. He is also accused of having recruited some of the biggest ... 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 »