Ronald L. Wheeler III, a/k/a Trappy, has been sentenced for conspiracy to commit access device fraud while working as a public relations specialist for the Dark Web Marketplace AlphaBay.
DarknetLive is an author at DarknetLive and elsewhere under other aliases. Or perhaps you are DarknetLive.
According to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of California, a US Navy Commander pleaded guilty to buying and selling drugs via the darknet. US Navy Commander Adolph Garza is now a convicted drug dealer.
Agartha, Feature-rich Referral Market that accepts BTC, LTC, BCH, DASH, VTC, and XMR. Like Agora Beta or Agora Reloaded, Agartha Market is another Agora clone.
Man Indicted After Attempting to Order Radioactive Substances on the Darknet
Late in the month of June, a Charlotte grand jury returned an indictment filed in response to murder-for-hire charges filed by Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Christopher Nasca. As expected, the returned federal indictment charged a North Carolina man for attempting to kill a man he referred to as his “enemy.” Bryant Riyanto Budi, 26, hired a hitman to murder his target, the indictment alleged. Budi had also ordered a radioactive material in an attempt to poison his so-called “enemy.”
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.
Black Hand Darknet Forum Seized by Police
An investigation led by the French National Directorate of Intelligence and Customs Investigations ended with the seizure of a darknet forum known as the “Black Hand.”
How the Feds Caught Matthew Yensan in Two Months
Matthew Yensan, an 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 25-year-old involved some bizarre characters in unrelated court cases, weird neighbors, and a handful of unknowns.
Alphabay Fentanyl Dealer “UKBargins” Confesses
Three men have admitted running the Alphabay vendor account where they sold fentanyl and dozens of fentanyl analogues. Investigators have traced their drugs back to six overdoses.