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Queensland Man Sentenced to Four Years for Drug Importation

In September 2016, Australia’s Townsville Drug Squad arrested a 17-year-old Lachlan Thomas Weirick for the suspected importation of large quantities of drugs from darknet market vendors. During execution of the search warrant at the man’s house, Townsville police reportedly found more than $60,000 worth of various illegal substances. Roughly 15 months later, at the Supreme Court hearing in Townsville, Justice ... Read More »

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

Queensland Man Charged With Over 100 Fraud And Identity Charges

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by the Queensland cybercrime police on 106 charges relating to Commonwealth fraud and identity crime worth more than $500,000. His arrest came on the 5th of October after a joint investigation was launched by the Financial and Cyber Crime Group, State Crime Command and the Criminal Law Investigations area of the Australian Taxation Office ... Read More »

Queensland couple on Australia’s most wanted list Arrested

A couple from Queensland who is believed to be on the list of 19 most wanted criminals in Australia have been caught by the Australian police after almost a year after they were twice released on bail. The Queensland couple was allegedly involved in the selling of many illicit and deadly drugs obtained from the dark web. Jonathan Grey, 41 ... Read More »

Queensland Task Force Setting Up For Catching Dark Web Pedophiles

Taskforce Orion, Queensland’s new task force will become a specialist branch of Taskforce Argos, which considers its main priority to hunt down pedophiles on the dark net. Commissioner Ian Stewart states that TaskForce Orion’s workforce will consist of a total of 6 specialist members. They will focus on the highest-level pedophiles who are hosting websites on the dark web in ... Read More »