Saxony Gun Deal
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. The deal seemingly involved a real darknet vendor—unlike the majority of the gun deals in the region—as the police announced they had successfully recovered both the gun and ammunition. […]

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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 abducting the model to allegedly auction a darknet human trafficking site. Italian police believe that Michal Herba had arrived in Milan just three […]

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Authorities to Sell Hansa Market Bitcoin

According to an announcement from Bavaria’s Central Office of Cybercrime, the authorities plan to sell the bitcoin seized during the arrest of the LuL.to and Hansa owners. The total amount of cryptocurrency seized from the Hansa market owners comes to roughly 12 million euros.

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Finnish Customs: Sipulikanava Takedown Statement

Finnish 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.

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Matthew Yensan
How the Feds Caught Matthew Yensan in Two Months

Matthew Yensan, a alprazolam vendor from Raleigh, North Carolina, just received a 78-month prison sentence for distributing producing alprazolam and selling it on the darknet, dealing with the proceeds of a crime, and having several firearms while committing said crime. The DEA’s investigation into the 23-year-old lasted less than six months and required almost no work from the DEA themselves. Here is how they did it.

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Rapture Market
Rapture Market Returns Amidst Exit-Scam Fear

One of the relatively new darknet markets called “Rapture Market” disappeared for long enough that even the media wrote about the marketplace’s disappearance. It turns out that Rapture Market did not exit scam. They are back but are being hit by an allegedly intense DDoS attack.

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