Operation Syndal: 143kg of Meth Intercepted in Six Months

Operation Syndal: 143kg of Meth Intercepted in Six Months
A joint press release from the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission detailed a six-month investigation into the use of the mail system for methamphetamine importation. Read More

What Happened to DNStats.net?

What Happened to DNStats.net?
DNStats.net, the first publicly accessible uptime monitor for onion services, once served as one of the few trustworthy providers of darkweb market mirrors. Customers, researchers, and even law enforcement agencies used the site. Now DNStats is shilling and sending people to fake markets. Read More

Two Arrested for Running a Large-Scale Darkweb Drug Operation

Two Arrested for Running a Large-Scale Darkweb Drug Operation
An extensive joint investigation by German and Dutch authorities led to the arrest of two Dutchmen for selling a variety of drugs on multiple darkweb marketplaces. According to investigators, the duo had shipped thousands of drug packages to customers worldwide. Read More

TheDrugLlama Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison

TheDrugLlama Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison
Melissa Scanlan, one of two defendants behind the Dream Market vendor account "TheDrugLlama," was sentenced to 13 years in prison for distributing fentanyl-laced oxycodone pills and participating in an international money laundering scheme. Read More

PrivCoin Shuts Down, Blames "New and Extensive Regulations"

PrivCoin Shuts Down, Blames "New and Extensive Regulations"
The cryptocurrency mixer PrivCoin shut down due to "new and extensive regulations" in the European Union. PrivCoin previously made public and private contributions to the Tor Project and donated all of their profits to charities. Read More

Silk Road Vendor Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison

Silk Road Vendor Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison
A 61-year-old man from Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced to 42 months in prison for laundering the proceeds of his darkweb drug trafficking operation. The defendant laundered more than $19 million in cryptocurrency earned as a vendor on Silk Road. Read More

Dread Launched Two Years Ago

Dread Launched Two Years Ago
One day and two years ago, HugBunter launched Dread as a small discussion board with an expected capacity of 1,000 users. Dread now has more than 120,000 users and almost 100,000 posts, according to an official announcement from HugBunter. Read More

RCMP Arrested Empire Vendor “AlwaysOvrWeight”

RCMP Arrested Empire Vendor “AlwaysOvrWeight”
A year-long investigation by the RCMP resulted in the arrest of a prolific darkweb vendor known by the username AlwaysOvrWeight. During the course of the investigation, the RCMP arrested three suspects, raided two houses, and dismantled a GHB processing lab. Read More