Police in Eastern Uusimaa, southern Finland, are investigating a wide-ranging criminal scheme involving suspected illicit drug sales via the encrypted Tor network, part of the so-called Dark Web.
Finnish Police Seize Subutex from Suspected Darkweb Vendors
Law enforcement in Finland arrested two alleged Subutex vendors in Pirkanmaa and Northern Finland. According to a publication from Finnish authorities, the men sold thousands of pills on the darkweb between 2017 and 2018.
Illinois Man Headed to Trial for Selling Xanax on the Darkweb
In roughly one year from now, a 23-year-old will appear in court for a jury trial in an unusually large Xanax distribution case. According to the indictment, the suspected darkweb drug dealer earned hundreds of thousands of dollars dollars in Bitcoin by pressing and selling Alprazolam bars.
Dream Vendor "5thAvenue" Arrested in DEA Operation
According to documents unsealed in the U.S. District Court in New Hampshire, two individuals were arrested in connection with an investigation into the Dream market vendor “5thAvenue.” One of the two suspects has been extradited to Florida as the primary suspect and alleged owner of the account and the second suspect is in custody in New Hampshire pending trial.
Dream Profile: MH4LIFE
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was joined by U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Justin Herdman and other Justice Department officials in Cleveland today to make the announcement, which included, at the time of their arrest in April, the most prolific dark net fentanyl vendor in the United States and the fourth most prolific in the world—MH4Life.
Robert Kiessling was the third-largest fentanyl vendor in North America as of early this year, based on number of sales. Kiessling was arrested in coordination with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Canada. A search of his residence uncovered fentanyl and other narcotics tied to the dark net scheme. He was released on bond in Canada and committed suicide.
According to court documents, MH4Life—Matthew Roberts and Holly Roberts, both 35 and of San Antonio—were charged earlier this year with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and other crimes.
Former U.S. Postal Worker And Dark Web Vendor Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Distribute Heroin, Cocaine, And Buprenorphine.
Nicholas Powell and Michael Gonzalezaka were arrested during the Department of Justice’s “Operation Dark Gold” and have been accused of running BCPharma, TheSource, BonnienClyde, BnC, & Money TS.