A 32-year-old from Frankenfels was imprisoned after he admitted he used the dark web to buy and import kilograms of marijuana. The man is reportedly a marijuana addict and consumed most of the marijuana. He had made only four sales.
International Darkweb Drug Trafficking Ring Busted in Austria
An ongoing joint operation by Austrian law enforcement agencies has reportedly dismantled an international dark web drug trafficking ring. The ring allegedly purchased and resold large quantities of a variety of drugs on the dark web using cryptocurrencies.
French Soldier Sentenced for Buying Counterfeit Notes on the Darkweb
A French Soldier was handed a partially suspended sentence after he admitted that he had purchased counterfeit banknotes on the dark web. The soldier is reportedly a repeat offender and bought the counterfeit bills to fund his gambling and online betting addiction.
Riverside County Man Pleads Guilty to Darkweb Drug Trafficking
A Riverside County man on September 23, 2019, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges that originated from the theft of physicians’ Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) numbers and dates of birth. The defendant used the stolen information to obtain prescription medications that he then sold on the dark web.
Former Teacher Sentenced to 9 Months for Possession of Child Abuse Images
A 61-year-old retired teacher found in possession of more than 8,000 child images abuse images has been jailed. The former teacher admitted that he acquired the images from both the Clearnet and the dark web. His search history showed that he also searched for child sex holiday destinations.
Austrian Couple Arrested for Suspected Darknet Drug Trafficking
The Vienna State Criminal Police Office has announced the arrest of a Vienna couple that allegedly purchased and resold drugs on the darknet. The police believe the couple purchased Ecstasy, amphetamine, methamphetamine and other drugs on the dark web and resold them to buyers from Austria and Germany.
Fraud Scheme Ringleader Pleads Guilty to Purchasing Stolen Information on the Dark Web
The leader of a multi-state ring accused of defrauding retailers, car dealerships, banks, and other financial institutions of more than 1.3 million dollars has pleaded guilty. The ring allegedly used identities created using stolen personal information bought on the dark web to defraud businesses in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
UK Government to Spend £30M in fighting Against Dark Web Child Predators
The UK government has pledged to strengthen the fight against online child exploiters and abusers. This is according to an announcement published by the Home Office. The government will enhance the fight by a £30M fund and will mostly target dark web pedophiles.