On Friday 21 September 2018 the Polish Central Bureau of Investigation in Gdansk dismantled an illegal print shop producing counterfeit EUR 50 banknotes. The printer sold the counterfeit banknotes on illegal darknet marketplaces and sent them all over the European Union and beyond.
Operation Sky: Eight Arrested for Sharing Child Abuse Content
According to an announcement on the Spanish National Police’s website, an international operation conducted by the National Police’s Central Cybercrime Unit led to the arrest of eight individuals for sharing child exploitation content on darknet chatrooms and through Skype. The announcement, published May 8, revealed that the Spanish National police investigated users of a certain darknet chatroom in 2017. Users of the darknet chatroom, the announcement explained, shared links to other (clearnet) platforms where pedophiles shared links to various forms of child abuse content.