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Europol Dismantles InfinityBlack Hacking Group

Europol Dismantles InfinityBlack Hacking Group

Law enforcement in Poland and Switzerland, supported by Europol, dismantled the hacking group InfinityBlack as part of an international operation. The group distributed stolen credentials and created malware, according to an announcement from Europol.

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El Dorado Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Selling 25i-NBOMe

El Dorado Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Selling 25i-NBOMe

A U.S. District Judge sentenced Elijah Richter, 28, of Camino, California, to ten years in prison for the distribution of 25i-NBOMe that resulted in a fatal overdose. Richter, according to court documents, had purchased 25i and other substances on the now-defunct Silk Road darkweb marketplace.

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Avior Market is Exit Scamming

Avior Market is Exit Scamming

Avior, a darkweb marketplace with a fairly insignificant userbase, is currently exit scamming. In early May, the creator of the market wrote that he had sold the market to a friend and that the friend is responsible for the ongoing exit scam.

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Maltese Man Allegedly Ordered C4 on the Dark Web

Maltese Man Allegedly Ordered C4 on the Dark Web

A Maltese man pleaded not guilty to attempting to import explosives from a vendor on the darkweb. In addition to the attempted purchase and importation of improvised explosive devices, the defendant allegedly attempted to purchase polonium, ricin, and fentanyl.

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Attorney Admits $3.5 Million Fraud Scheme

Attorney Admits $3.5 Million Fraud Scheme

A licensed attorney in the District of Columbia pleaded guilty to a three-year fraud scheme responsible for at least $3.5 million in fraudulent transactions. The attorney reportedly purchased the credentials of her victims on the darkweb.

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Hydra to Launch Global Darkweb Market in September

Hydra to Launch Global Darkweb Market in September

Russian-language darknet marketplace Hydra is developing Eternos, a global platform for conducting transactions on the darkweb. The marketplace is scheduled for launch on September 1, 2020.

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USPIS Warns of COVID-19 Scams

USPIS Warns of COVID-19 Scams (USPIS.gov)

Rising concerns about the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the rise of coronavirus-related scams as criminals seek to take advantage of the fears of the public, according to a warning from the United States Postal Inspection Service.

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Europol: Pedophile Arrested in International Investigation

Europol: Pedophile Arrested in International Investigation

A pedophile accused of producing child abuse videos and sharing them on the darkweb was arrested in Spain following an international investigation coordinated by Europol. The investigation also involved Australia’s Task Force Argos and the Spanish National Police.

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