NCIDETF Adds Two Vendors to the "Arrested Vendor List"

NCIDETF Adds Two Vendors to the "Arrested Vendor List"
The Northern California Illicit Digital Economy Task Force maintains a list of arrested darkweb vendors on their own Tor site. The task force recently updated the "Arrested Vendor List" to include two additional vendors: largomonkey and Super_Shards. Read More

"UKchemSale" Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison

"UKchemSale" Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison
Justas Bieksa, 34, of Tresham Green, Northampton, was sentenced to nine years in prison for importation and distribution of class A and B drugs. According to authorities, Bieksa sold fentanyl, carfentanill, and N-ethylhexedrone on the darkweb under the pseudonym "UKchemSale." Read More

Penissmith Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy

Penissmith Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy
Penissmith, a former moderator of Alphabay Market, pleaded guilty to conspiring to engage in a racketeer influenced corrupt organization. He settled more than 20,000 disputes as a moderator and received four Bitcoins every week in exchange for his services. Read More

Apollon Market is (Probably) Exit Scamming

Apollon Market is (Probably) Exit Scamming
Apollon Market, one of the biggest remaining marketplaces, is currently locking vendors out of their accounts and preventing customers from withdrawing their funds. According to Dread, Apollon is also sponsoring several denial of service attacks. Read More

HugBunter: Dread will Return Shortly

HugBunter: Dread will Return Shortly
Dread will be back online in the near future, according to a status update posted by Dread's administrator. The forum unexpectedly went down 17 days ago after Dread admins reportedly experienced difficulties with their host. Read More

German Man Attempted to Buy a Gun on the Darkweb

German Man Attempted to Buy a Gun on the Darkweb
A Berlin man was charged for attempting to purchase a firearm on the dark web. According to authorities, the defendant had purchased a pistol and ammunition from an undercover law enforcement officer on an undisclosed darkweb marketplace. Read More

Pornhub Launches Mirror for Tor Users

Pornhub Launches Mirror for Tor Users
Pornhub, one of the most well-known pornography sites on the internet, launched a mirror for Tor users. The purpose? To protect users against censorship, unwarranted surveillance and discrimination against LGBT communities. Read More

Czech Law Enforcement Confirms "CzechAirlines" Bust

Czech Law Enforcement Confirms "CzechAirlines" Bust
A press release from authorities in the Czech Republic confirmed that law enforcement had arrested five suspects in December for allegedly operating the vendor account "czechairlines" on a number of darkweb marketplaces. Read More