Gary Davis, aka Libertas, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute narcotics in connection with his role as a Silk Road administrator. No information about a plea agreement has been revealed at the time of the announcement.
Illinois Man Headed to Trial for Selling Xanax on the Darkweb
In roughly one year from now, a 23-year-old will appear in court for a jury trial in an unusually large Xanax distribution case. According to the indictment, the suspected darkweb drug dealer earned hundreds of thousands of dollars dollars in Bitcoin by pressing and selling Alprazolam bars.
Maryland Man Enters Guilty Plea in Fentanyl Distribution Case
A man from Gambrills, Maryland, pleaded guilty to possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute after getting caught ordering 10,000 fentanyl pills from a vendor on the darkweb. He told the court that he had spent $10,000 in cryptocurrency on the drugs.
DoJ: Maryland Men Admit Selling Almost 1m Xanax Pills on the Darkweb
Earlier this year, the Department of Justice announced Operation Dark Gold wherein several federal agencies investigated and arrested darkweb vendors. Two of those suspects have pleaded guilty to related Xanax distribution and money laundering conspiracy charges.
DoJ: ItalianMafiaBrussels Leader Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison
A judge in a Colorado court sentenced the leader of the drug trafficking organization “ItalianMafiaBrussels” to 11 years in prison for his role in operating an international ecstasy trafficking network. The defendant, in addition to the prison sentence, was ordered to pay almost $1,000,000 to the government.
Child Abuser Caught After Uploading Pictures to Darkweb Forums
Investigators have arrested a 43-year-old from Lower Saxony for the serious sexual abuse of children and the distribution of child pornography. According to a press release from the Central Office for Combating Cybercrime and Cloppenburg police, the man sexually abused a child at least 15 times and uploaded pictures and videos of the assault to darkweb forums.
Bavarian Cybercrime Investgator: Major Increase of "Webcam Child Sex Tourism"
Martin Kirchschlager, a Network Investgator at the Criminal Investigation Department, explained why Bavarian courts are seeing more cases related to Child abuse content than in the past few years. He does not think that more offenders exist; he thinks that law enforcement is simply better at catching offenders.
Europol: Massive Counterfeit Vendor Busted in Poland
On Friday 21 September 2018 the Polish Central Bureau of Investigation in Gdansk dismantled an illegal print shop producing counterfeit EUR 50 banknotes. The printer sold the counterfeit banknotes on illegal darknet marketplaces and sent them all over the European Union and beyond.
Press Release: California Man Sold Firearms to an Undercover Federal Agent
U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced that a U.S. District Judge had sentenced a 44-year-old from California for selling AR-15-style “ghost” rifles to an undercover Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent through a darkweb marketplace.
Press Release: Dream Vendor "TheDrugLlama" Caught in California
In a press release for the Southern District of Illinois, the U.S. Attorney announced the arrest of a California woman who had allegedly operated a Dream marketplace vendor account.