German Court Drops Drug Charges Against Former Suspect

A court in Germany had to drop drug charges filed against a 44-year-old from Gemünden. The prosecution relied on the testimony of a 29-year-old darknet drug buyer. During the accuser’s trial, the evidence revealed three charges had been fabricated in exchange for a lighter sentence.

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Austrian Police Announce ‘Great Win’ Against Darknet Drug Trafficking

The State Office for Criminal Investigation of Lower Austria succeeded in striking out against international drug traffickers through its excellent cooperation with the Federal Criminal Police Office, the Vienna Public Prosecutor’s Office, and the Dutch judicial and police authorities. Three suspects were arrested and addictive drugs worth about € 1.7 million could be secured. Darknet-related Bust […]

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Operation Decrypt

International Police Met with Hansa Market Buyers

On 14 and 15 February the police held a nationwide ‘knock and talk’ operation: Operation Mirum. They called at the houses of 37 individuals who had ordered drugs through the dark market Hansa Market. Simultaneously, in the U.S., the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) carried out a similar operation, ‘Operation Decrypt’, together with the FBI and […]

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