The convicted administrators and staff members of the darkweb child pornigraphy forum “Elysium” have launched an appeal against the judgements handed down during earlier legal proceedings.
Austrian Police Make Three Small Darkweb Drug Busts
Officials of the District Police Command were able to investigate three people who wanted to import narcotics from the Netherlands via the darknet through the mail.
The Warrant Canary for Dread is Significantly Out of Date
The owner of the darkweb forum Dread, HugBunter, maintains a warrant canary to ensure the safety of the forum and the users of the forum. His canary has no been updated since Feburary 21, 2019.
Germany's Proposed Law to Ban Tor Nodes - In English
German authorities are pushing new legislation that aims to criminalize the operation of a Tor node. Authorities want to punish Tor node operators with a fine or imprisonment.
Student in Amsterdam Arrested for Selling Ecstasy on the Darkweb
On Monday, March 11, the police arrested a 23-year-old student from the city in Amsterdam who is suspected of sending post packages of drugs abroad.
DoJ: Feds Bust Darkweb Vendor "Chemsusa"
According to an announcement by the United States Department of Justice, federal authorities arrested an individual for running the vendor accounts “Chemsusa,” “Chems_usa,” “Chemical_usa,” on Alphabay and Dream Market.
AFP: Another Man Arrested for Role in Drug Importation Scheme
As a part of the ongoing investigation into a network of drug importers in Australia, the Australian Federal Police have arrested a fairly well-known Bitcoin trader for his role in the conspiracy. He allegedly imported more than 30 Kg of various illegal substances.
DOJ: New York Woman Allegedly Hired a Hitman via the Darkweb
According to a United States Attorney, Yanyan Lesser attempted to hire a hitman through the darkweb to brutally injure her ex-boyfriend. The woman allegedly spent several thousand dollars in Bitcoin on the hit.
Ohio Man Sentenced to Prison in Ongoing Playpen Case
A man from Franklin, Ohio, was sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges linked to the darkweb child abuse forum “Playpen.” The man lost his battle against the government after a judge ruled that the government’s malware was a legal warrantless search.
Leader of Darkweb Fentanyl Operation Sentenced to Prison
A New York judge sentenced Maximillian Sams to more than 17 years in prison for trafficking fentanyl on the darkweb. Sams and his co-conspirators imported fentanyl from China, pressed counterfeit Oxycodone pills, and sold the pills through darkweb marketplaces.