The substandard darkweb forum known as “Gangsta’s Paradise” was shut down by the owner of Dread as a result of the constant spam and lies spread by Gangsta’s Paradise users.
DOJ: Wisconsin Man Sold Drugs on Dream Market, Alphabay, and Wallstreet Market
Christopher D. Bania, a Wisconsin man, was indicted for selling an assortment of illegal substances on Dream Market, Hansa Market, Alphabay, Zion, and Trade Route.
DOJ: Connecticut Man Sentenced for Downloading Child Porn on the Darkweb
John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that MARK ROHRER, 38, of West Hartford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for downloading child pornography from the dark web.
Austrian Teen Caught After Ordering 1,500 Ecstasy Pills Online
According to a press release from police in Upper Austria, a officers caught a teenager who had been ordering ecstasy pills from the darkweb and reselling them to other teenagers in the region.
Three Indicted in California for Selling Methamphetamine on the Darkweb
Three people accused of being part of an international drug trafficking ring are in custody on federal charges alleging they used the Darknet to obtain drugs and offer narcotics for sale, and then shipped pound quantities of methamphetamine to buyers in the Philippines, New Zealand, Poland and other foreign destinations.
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Ecstasy and Ketamine Vendor "EastSideHigh" Busted in Massachusetts
Three recently arrested drug dealers in Massachusetts sold online under the username “EastSideHigh,” evidence revealed during the arrest indicates. The men allegedly sold hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of ecstasy and ketamine.
DOJ: Ohio Man Sold Meth and Heroin on Dream and Empire Market
A Massillon man was indicted for selling heroin, methamphetamine and other drugs over the dark web, as well as on firearms charges and for operating a drug house. This is one of the first cases where Empire Market has been explicitly mentioned in a press release.
Dream Market Staff Comment on the Market Shutdown
In a post on the Dream Market subdread, a moderator for the market posted an official statement from the staff at Dream that attempts to answer question from the community. The message stated that the decision to sell came from the ongoing DDoS attacks affecting several darkweb marketplaces.
DOJ: Freedom Hosting Admin has been Extradited to the US
Eric Eoin Marques, the alleged admin and owner of the former darkweb hosting service “Freedom Hosting,” has been extradited to the United States to stand trial for a number of child pornography distribution and advertising crimes.