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Finnish Customs: Sipulikanava Takedown Statement

Finnish Customs: Sipulikanava Takedown Statement

Even though the takedown happened last year and Finnish Customs never intended the takedown to go unnoticed, Customs just now released a statement explaining that they had taken down the Finnish imageboard called “Sipulikanava” or “the Onion Channel.” It was no secret that the hidden service allowed the sale of narcotics, but apparently Customs needed to make themselves clear. (Covered on Darknetlive last year).

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Roger Clark aka Variety Jones Being Held at Brooklyn MDC

Roger Clark aka Variety Jones Being Held at Brooklyn MDC

Roger Clark aka Variety Jones pleaded not guilty at his arraignment hearing before Judge William H. Pauley, III. He is currently being held at the Brooklyn MDC via detention on consent without prejudice.

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Black Death Group Kidnapper Extradited to Italy

Black Death Group Kidnapper Extradited to Italy

Michal Herba, a man allegedly behind the kidnapping of the British “model” Chloe Ayling, has been extradited to Italy. His brother, Lukasz Herba, recently received a prison sentence of 16 years for …

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Saxony Man Arrested for Buying a Gun on the Darknet

Saxony Man Arrested for Buying a Gun on the Darknet

The Dresden General Prosecutor’s Office announced that a 41-year-old Saxony man landed in police custody after he had purchased a firearm and ammunition from a darknet vendor.

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Black Hand Darknet Forum Seized by Police

Black Hand Darknet Forum Seized by Police

An investigation led by the French National Directorate of Intelligence and Customs Investigations ended with the seizure of a darknet forum known as the Black Hand.

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Staff Accuses Dream Market Owner of Scamming Vendors

Staff Accuses Dream Market Owner of Scamming Vendors

In a post on the darknet market discussion forum Dread, a former Dream Market staff member claimed the owner of the marketplace has been scamming vendors and partnering with the phishers who create …

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Authorities to Sell Hansa Market Bitcoin

Authorities to Sell Hansa Market Bitcoin

Before Europol and Netherlands police took down the Hansa darknet market, police in Bavaria arrested the owners of an illegal eBook trading website. The website allowed users to buy copyrighted eBooks …

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LKA Berlin Raids 15 Houses in ‘Child Porn’ Bust

LKA Berlin Raids 15 Houses in ‘Child Porn’ Bust

An announcement from Berlin’s Criminal Police Office revealed that more than 80 officers participated in a wide-scale raid in search of several individuals suspected of downloading child abuse …

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