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
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.
Maryland Man Enters Guilty Plea in Fentanyl Distribution Case
A man from Gambrills, Maryland, pleaded guilty to possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute after getting caught ordering 10,000 fentanyl pills from a vendor on the darkweb. He told the court that he had spent $10,000 in cryptocurrency on the drugs.
German authorities accused two brothers from Hamm of running the darkweb vendor account “GermanTeam” on Alphabay, Dream, and Valhalla. They allegedly sold carfentanil and fentanyl to more than 700 customers.
Press Release: Dream Vendor "Darkking22" Admits Fentanyl Distribution
A darkweb fentanyl and fentanyl analogue vendor from Euclid, Ohio, pleaded guilty to distributing fentanyl on the Dream darkweb marketplace under the pseudonym “Darkking22.”
USAO Establishes a New Fentanyl Taskforce
A new initiative from Attorney General Jeff Sessions called “Operation Synthetic Opioid Surge” (S.O.S.) aims to tackle the use of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues “regardless of the drug quantity.”