A New York judge sentenced Maximillian Sams to more than 17 years in prison for trafficking fentanyl on the darkweb. Sams and his co-conspirators imported fentanyl from China, pressed counterfeit Oxycodone pills, and sold the pills through darkweb marketplaces.
Canadian Drug Vendor Fights to Keep Seized Bitcoin
Ontario’s attorney general is seeking forfeiture of 288 Bitcoins worth about $1.4 million belonging to an online drug dealer who says he should be allowed to keep the half of the digital cash, arguing it was not all used for nefarious purposes.
DoJ: Georgia Man Sent to Prison for Selling Opioids on the Darkweb
U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that Marcus Lenard Armstrong, 35, of McDonough, Georgia, was sentenced to 120 months in prison and three years of supervised release on drug trafficking conspiracy charges, for buying the deadly synthetic opioid “U-47700” on the dark web using cryptocurrency.
DutchMasters is a well-known Dutch vendor of a multitude of products, perhaps most known for high quality LSD and ecstasy pills. DutchMasters products are available over darkweb marketplaces, direct deals, and an OpenBazaar store.
OlympusXans Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug Distribution
A darkweb drug trafficker from Alabama was sentenced to more than ten years in prison for selling fentanyl, meth, cocaine, and Xanax on the darkweb. The vendor, known as OlympusXans, allegedly sold more than 80,000 counterfeit Xanax pills.
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
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: MH4LIFE Admits Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy
The couple behind the darkweb market vendor accounts MH4LIFE, TRAPPEDINTIME, FASTFORWARD, and MRHIGH4LIFE have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances in an Ohio court. Both were arrested during Operation Darkness Falls.
Pharma-Master Charged in New Fatal Overdose Case
According to the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Utah, Aaron Michael Shamo aka the Alphabay vendor known as “Pharma-Master” sold fentanyl to an individual who fatally overdosed in 2016. Shamo’s fentanyl-laced “oxycodone” pills caused the overdose, prosecutors claimed.
Russian Law Enforcement Arrested a Darkweb Drug Dealer
Earlier this year, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia arrested a drug trafficker suspected of being an “active member” of a group selling drugs to buyers on the internet in exchange for Bitcoin. They issued a press release in October.