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Staff Accuses Dream Market Owner of Scamming Vendors

In a post on the darknet market discussion forum Dread, a former Dream Market staff member claimed the owner of the marketplace has been scamming vendors and partnering with the phishers who create Dream Market clones. He also claimed that he will be launching a new darknet marketplace in the near future.

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Authorities to Sell Hansa Market Bitcoin

According to an announcement from Bavaria’s Central Office of Cybercrime, the authorities plan to sell the bitcoin seized during the arrest of the LuL.to and Hansa owners. The total amount of cryptocurrency seized from the Hansa market owners comes to roughly 12 million euros.

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Finnish Customs: Sipulikanava Takedown Statement

Finnish 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.

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How the Feds Caught Matthew Yensan in Two Months

Matthew Yensan, a alprazolam vendor from Raleigh, North Carolina, just received a 78-month prison sentence for distributing producing alprazolam and selling it on the darknet, dealing with the proceeds of a crime, and having several firearms while committing said crime. The DEA’s investigation into the 23-year-old lasted less than six months and required almost no work from the DEA themselves. Here is how they did it.

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Russian Man Arrested for Buying LSD Online

Anti-drug trafficking agents of Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs arrested a 35-year-old from Elista for ordering LSD from a vendor on the internet. The press release explained that the man had used the internet to order a small amount of LSD. The man provided a vendor with his address. Police intercepted the package at as it entered the city of Elista.

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