NoStress Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison

NoStress Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison

A Florida judge sentenced a former darknet vendor to nine years in prison for distribution of methamphetamine and laundering money. The vendor, NoStress, sold on Agora, Nucleus, and on Dream market.

‘Child Porn’ Found on Man’s Lost USB Drive

‘Child Porn’ Found on Man’s Lost USB Drive

An engineer from Charenton, France, was sentenced to 18 months in prison with a suspended sentence after someone found his USB drive, plugged it into their computer, and discovered more than 300 pictures and videos depicting “child pornography.”

German Police Raid Torservers Net Directors

German Police Raid Torservers Net Directors

In a search for the author of a blog German authorities disavowed, German police raided and ransacked the homes of several directors of the anonymity non-profit “Torservers.net.”

Tabooless Chat Member Appeals Sentence

Tabooless Chat Member Appeals Sentence

After being sentenced for his role in the abuse of a nine-year-old boy in the Schleswig-Holsteiner abuse case, the 44-year-old defendant has appealed his eight-year prison sentence.

Archaeological Artifact Traffickers Caught in Tunisia

Archaeological Artifact Traffickers Caught in Tunisia

A press release from Tunisia’s Interior Ministry revealed that the Cybercrime unit of the Aouina National Guard uncovered a group of archaeological artifact traffickers selling artifacts through the darknet. At this time, it is not exactly clear where or how the syndicate used the darknet to traffic these artifacts. As previous studies have shown, very select groups of individuals buy such artifacts and their appearance on traditional darknet markets would raise far too many alarms from local and international authorites.
Tabooless Member Sentenced in Child Abuse Case

Tabooless Member Sentenced in Child Abuse Case

One of the eight suspects in the Staufener abuse caseadmitted to raping a boy on three occasions. He admitted that he had met the boy’s parents on darknet chatrooms and gotten together with the parents, other suspected rapists, and the young boy. The Freiburg court sentenced the 37-year-old man from Switzerland to nine years in prison followed by an unknown length of supervised release. The man also owes the boy 14,000 euros as compensation. That money, though, will never reach the hands of the child.

Brazil: Feds Launch Three Launch Child Abuse Operations

Brazil: Feds Launch Three Launch Child Abuse Operations

The Brazilian Federal Police launched “Operation Ponto-Ponto” with the objective of combating the spread of images containing child pornography on the Internet. Five search and seizure warrants were being served in the cities of Maceió and Palmeira dos Índios. Operation Ponto-Ponto The investigations indicate that Internet users in the State of Alagoas have used file-sharing programs to download photos and videos containing scenes of child pornography, while making these files available to other users of the large network.
Operation DRYER: Eight LSD Dealers Arrested in Spain and Austria

Operation DRYER: Eight LSD Dealers Arrested in Spain and Austria

The Civil Guard, together with the Tax Agency and the Austrian Police, within the framework of Operation DRYER, have dismantled in Spain and Austria a criminal network dedicated to the production, development and distribution of NPS (New Psychoactive Substances) at an international level and money laundering through the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies, mainly Bitcoins, product of the profit obtained from the sale of these substances through the Internet.
Finnish Customs: Sipulikanava Takedown Statement

Finnish Customs: Sipulikanava Takedown Statement

Even though the takedown happened last year and Finnish Customs never intended the takedown to go unnoticed, Customs just now released a statement explaining that they had taken down the Finnish imageboard called “Sipulikanava” or “the Onion Channel.” It was no secret that the hidden service allowed the sale of narcotics, but apparently Customs needed to make themselves clear. (Covered on Darknetlive last year). Statement Here’s the statement: On 1 November 2017 Customs, in cooperation with the National Bureau of Investigation, closed down the Sipulikanava website, which was active on the Tor network.
Roger Clark aka Variety Jones Being Held at Brooklyn MDC

Roger Clark aka Variety Jones Being Held at Brooklyn MDC

Roger Clark aka Variety Jones pleaded not guilty at his arraignment hearing before Judge William H. Pauley, III. He is currently being held at the Brooklyn MDC via detention on consent without prejudice. He pleaded not guilty to all six charges: Narcotics Trafficking; Conspiracy to Traffic Narcotics; Distribution of Narcotics via the Internet; Conspiracy to Commit or Aid Computer Hacking; Conspiracy to Traffic in Fraudulent Identity Documents; and Money Laundering Conspiracy.