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“PedoFunding” Admin Sentenced to 22 Life Sentences

Richard Huckle, dubbed Britain’s worst pedophile for abusing 200 Malaysian children; has been sentenced to 22 life sentences. Huckle, a freelance photographer lived in Ashford, Kent, and admitted to numerous offences against children between the ages of six months and 12 years old. The Judge, Peter Rock QC, ordered Huckle to serve a minimum of 25 years in order for ... Read More »

Silk Road 2’s “DoctorClu” Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

The prosecutors in Silk road 2’s second highest admin “DoctorClu” case, got their wish as Brian Farrell was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday. It was the exact amount of time the prosecutors had asked for. Farrell, who went by DoctorClu on the copycat site, Silk Road 2; was the second highest administrator on the site. The sentencing came ... Read More »

Darkode Take Down: Louisiana Man Sentenced

Wednesday U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley said that a man from Opelousas was sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison for hacking computers for information to sell on Darkode; an online hacking forum. He was also sentenced for using a computer to steal money. 29 year old Rory Stephen Guirdy, or [email protected] was sentenced by Judge Dee D. ... Read More »

Topix2’s Admin Soon to be Sentenced

26-year-old David Trail of Scotland plead guilty to supplying Diazepam and hacking credit card details. In what the Scottish authorities are calling a landmark conviction, the IT specialist was convicted 18 months after his home was raided as part of an international bust on ‘illicit internet traders’ which was coordinated by German, English, and Scottish police, as well as the ... Read More »

Mobile Messenger Creator and Millionaire Sentenced to 17 Years

Shaun Collopy established an online drug selling business, which used the untraceable online currency of Bitcoins. Shaun Collopy was sentenced to 17 years for his online drug-dealing operation on Dark Net. Shaun Michael Collopy plead guilty to 30 drug trafficking charges after establishing his online drug venture was shut down in late 2013. Collopy and his partner, Gary Cooley set ... Read More »

Cheltenham Man Sentenced For Pot Seized In The Mail

A resident of Brunswick Street in Cheltenham plead guilty to attempting to possess 450 grams of cannabis on January 29th 2015. Benjamin White, was charged with attempting to possess an illegal substance by post. Judge, Recorder James Townsend sentenced him to 60 hours of unpaid work and £100 fine. The Judge came to this punishment after hearing that White was ... Read More »

Bitcoin Ransoming Romney Hacker Sentenced to 25 Years

37 year old Michael Mancil Brown was asking for $1,000,000,000 in Bitcoin in exchange for Mitt Romney’s tax records. He has been guilty of extortion and fraud. In August of 2012 Michael Brown wrote a letter to one of Romney’s accountants,PwC, telling them that he had hacked the company servers and stole Romney and his wife Anne’s tax records and ... Read More »

Liberty Reserve Founder Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Arthur Budovsky (42), the creator of Liberty Reserve, a virtual currency before Bitcoin got into the game, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. According to the US government, the whole project of Budovsky was a $6 billion money-laundering operation. For 7 years, starting in 2006, anyone could use Liberty Reserve’s website to transfer money with just little oversight. ... Read More »

Man Sentenced for Buying Firearms on Dark Net

Justin Moreira,22, was sentenced by Federal Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor, to 42 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In November 2015, Moreira plead guilty to three counts of being a felon in possession of ammunition and firearms. Moreira had a conviction in 2013 for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute; which is ... Read More »

Silk Road Moderator Sentenced To Time Served

Curtis Green, the former employee of the Silk Road Marketplace, was sentenced to time served, 2 days and 4 years of supervised release, by Chief US District Judge Catherine C. Blake at Baltimore court. The man pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine. Green was doing the customer support of the infamous Silk Road ... Read More »

Two German Brothers Sentenced For Drug Trafficking

Two brothers (30 and 32 years old) from Fürth Germany (who were not named by the law enforcement authorities and court), were sentenced to 4 years of prison for drug trafficking. According to court documents, the brothers used dark net marketplaces, including Silk Road, to order speed, cannabis and ecstasy, then they resold the drugs on the street (they also ... Read More »

Silk Road Counterfeit Vendor PurpleLotus Sentenced

Beau Wattigney (30), (AKA. PurpleLotus, GoldenLotus, CouponKing) a New Orleans man, has been sentenced to 41 months for manufacturing and selling more than $1 million in counterfeit coupons on Silk Road. Wattigney previously pleaded guilty to the charge of “conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit trademark counterfeiting”. After the plea, Judge Lemelle sentenced the man and immediately ... Read More »

Hospital Radiographer Sentenced For Huge Child Porn Collection

Christopher Daldorph (45), a hospital radiographer from Weston-super-Mare, has been sentenced to 2 years and 4 months by Bristol Crown Court for the possession of a huge child porn collection. According to the law enforcement authorities, 141,539 child porn images and videos were found on the man’s computer, but officials believe that his full collection had more than a million ... Read More »