German Customs announced the arrest of a darkweb ecstasy vendor living in the Netherlands. The vendor has been linked to at least 3,300 transactions, authorities revealed.
International Authorities Bust Child Porn Forum Operator
Russian and German authorities collaborated in a joint operation that targetted the operator of a darkweb child pornography forum. Together, they busted the owner and closed the forum, according to a recent press release.
Canadian Authorities Bust Darkweb Fentanyl Ring
According to a recent announcement, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police raided and arrested three people for selling fentanyl, cocaine, MDMA, and methamphetamine on the darkweb
North Carolina Man Admits Ordering Radioactive Material on the Darkweb
In a recent press release, a United States attorney announced that a man from Matthews, North Carolina, had pleaded guilty to attempted possession of radioactive material with intent to cause death. According to court documents, he had purchased the radioactive substance from an undercover federal agent on the darkweb.
Alleged Darknet Market Phisher Announces Retirement
An alleged darkweb market phisher launched a hidden service announcing their retirement from phishing darkweb drug buyers. The announcement may have been fake but the writing style resembled the writing style of the infamous Alphabay phisher, Phishkingz.
DOJ: Major Xanax Vendor Sentenced to Prison
A Maryland judge sentenced a man to 57 months in prison for drug distribution and money laundering. He had assisted in the distribution of millions of dollars of Xanax pills on the darkweb.
DoJ: Two Carfentanil Dealers Sentenced to Prison
Two men who possessed and sold counterfeit carfentanil pills were sentenced today to a total of more than 11 years in federal prison. According to court documents, the men used shared darkweb marketplace accounts to purchase counterfeit oxycodone pills.
German Customs Bust a Darkweb Gun Vendor and Seize Five Guns
The Customs Investigations Office in Frankfurt led an investigation into several men allegedly associated with illegal weapons sales on the darkweb after seizing five different firearms and assorted ammunition.
Austrian Arrested in Thailand for Receiving, Possibly Distributing Child Pornography
According to a press release from Thailand’s Immigration Bureau, a special task force led an investigation into the activities of an Austrian man who had allegedly been downloading and sharing child abuse content through various darkweb forums.
Germany in the DeepWeb: Fake SQL Injection and OPSEC Failures
German authorities, after the “Munich massacre,” doubled their efforts to investigate criminal activity on the darkweb. One of their targets was the forum “Germany in the DeepWeb.” Prosecutors in the case against the suspected forum adminstrator have detailed some of the unique tactics used during the investigation into the forum.