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

Grams Admin Indicted for Money Laundering

Grams Admin Indicted for Money Laundering
A recently unsealed indictment charged an Ohio man of creating and operating two well-known onion services: Grams and Helix. According to the indictment, Helix laundered more than $300 million in Bitcoin. Read More

Dread Has Two New Mirrors

Dread Has Two New Mirrors
HugBunter announced the creation of two new Dread mirrors to "help spread out the load" while Dread is under attack. Dread staff are currently working on "final adjustments" to improve uptime. Read More

Canadian Researchers Release Drug Route Identification Tool

Canadian Researchers Release Tool to Identify Successful Drug Routes
Following the lead of PriceOfWeed.com and StatsCan Cannabis Price Index, researchers with extensive background in darknet research developed a tool to survey drug buyers and vendors about their experiences purchasing drugs on the darknet. Read More

Leicestershire Man Sentenced for “Breaking Bad-style” Drug Operation

Leicestershire Man Sentenced for “Breaking Bad-style” Drug Operation
Paul Johnson, a former KFC employee, operated a multi-million dollar darkweb drug enterprise from the attic of his home in Leicestershire. He sold hundreds of kilograms of drugs and earned more than two million dollars through darkweb markets. Johnson will be spending the next eight years in prison. Read More

"Chang1927" Admits Selling Fentanyl Analogues on the Darkweb

"Chang1927" Admits Selling Fentanyl Analogues on the Darkweb
The U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Virginia announced that a former resident of Richmond, Virginia, pleaded guilty to dark web drug trafficking. According to court documents, the defendant sold fentanyl and Adderall on darkweb markets under the pseudonym "CHANG1927." Read More