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Operation Tiger: 13 Arrested And Facing Drug Charges In New Zealand

New Zealander authorities announced the arrest of 13 individuals who were arrested in a nationwide police operation. The suspects are facing drug-related charges. All of the cases against the defendants are related to the dark web narcotic trade. On August 4, Detective Sergeant Tim Williams of the Waitemata Police informed the public in a press release about the arrest of ... Read More »

LSD Purchase Went Bad: Three Arrested In Romania

Three suspects were arrested in Romania for ordering large amounts of LSD along with hash. The defendants allegedly used the dark web to place orders for the narcotics. Due to the large amounts of drugs, Romanian law enforcement authorities are suspecting that the trio sought to resell the substances to local customers. According to a press release published by the ... Read More »

German Child Molester Arrested In Florida

A German man in his 50s who has a residence in the Switzerland was arrested in the United States for attempting to abuse a 13-year-old girl. If found guilty, the suspect can expect a harsher punishment since he tried to abuse a minor sexually in another country. A 55-year-old man with a residence in Hergiswil, Nidwalden, Switzerland allegedly tried to ... Read More »

Three Including a Teenager Have Been Arrested Over Darknet Trade

Recently, there was a report that authorities have launched one of the famous Darknet chases leading to the shutting down of two of the leading Darknet marketplaces; Alphabay and Hansa market. The operation led to the arrest of many Darknet market vendors, among which most of them were teenagers. Authorities gave an assurance that they were going through records to ... Read More »

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Two Arrested in Connection to Recent Microsoft Hacks

According to a report from the South East Regional Crime Unit, law enforcement in Britain arrested two men for their involvement in a conspiracy to hack into Microsoft networks. SEROCU reported an investigation into an “unauthorised intrusion into networks that Microsoft owns.” The breach occurred sometime between January and March, sources wrote. Police in Britain, during a raid connected to ... Read More »

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MalwareTech Arrested for Creating the Kronos Banking Trojan

  On August 3, Motherboard published an indictment that pertained to an unexpected suspect. Even more unexpected once the realization that the suspect connected to the now-defunct Alphabay. Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher known as MalwareTech or MalwareTechBlog allegedly created and helped distribute the Kronos banking trojan. Hutchins made a name for himself when he “accidentally” hindered the WannaCry ransomware ... Read More »

A Sri Lankan Arrested For Credit Card Fraud Sold On Darknet

  Three young men, including a Sri Lankan, have been arrested by the police for possessing around 144 fake credit cards. The Central Crime Branch police identified them as Nawaz Sherrief (22), Nadeem Sherrief (30), and Divya. Divyan is from Sri Lanka and the other two are from Kanaka Nagar and HBR Layout respectively. Credit cards are sold in large ... Read More »

Dark Web LSD Distributor Arrested, Operated in the Netherlands, Britain and Germany

  A Piyush, India-based event manager and engineer, was arrested by officials from the Special Task Force of the Prohibition and Excise department (STFPE) and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for utilizing a dark web marketplace to purchase and distribute drugs including LSD from and to India, the Netherlands, Britain and Germany. In an interview with local Indian publications, Excise ... Read More »

Ex-NASA Scientist Arrested in Hyderabad for Dealing Drugs

An ex-scientist who used to work for US space agency NASA has reportedly been arrested on “Drug peddling” charges according to the prohibition and excise sleuths. The culprit, 29-year-old Anish Dundoo, a US citizen happens to be an old grad of Doon School located in Dehradun. It is a reputable school which is noted for the enrollment of children of ... Read More »

Philadelphia Man Arrested For Trafficking Drugs over Darknet

Henry Konah Koffie, 32, a resident of Darby, Pa. was arrested for possessing fentanyl drugs for distribution. Fentanyl has been reported to be a deadly drug. Philadelphia is gradually becoming a home for drug distribution. It was recently revealed that drugs are located in a portion known as “the tracks” which is located few miles from Philadelphia. The track has ... Read More »

Netherlands: Six Darknet Marketplace Vendors Arrested

The Netherlands is one of the superpowers in drug dealings in Europe, and a report released last year confirmed that the country is counted among the leading producers of drugs through the Darknet marketplace. As part of the measures to reduce the use of Darknet drug trade in the Netherlands, authorities took down some shops set up on the Darknet ... Read More »

French Fraudster Arrested After Carding UN Official

A 23-year-old man of Avignon, Vaucluse, France was arrested by law enforcement authorities for carrying out a fraud operation on the dark web, in which he used the financial information, such as the credit cards and banking details, of the victims to order products with a mysterious partner. The 23-year-old was arrested on the afternoon of June 20 in Montfavet, ... Read More »

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Europol Arrested 76 Suspects In Europe-Wide Operation Against Carders

In a recent operation against online fraudsters, the Europol arrested 76 persons in 26 countries who are suspected of committing fraud using stolen credit card information. The law enforcement operation, “eCommerce Action 2017”, was coordinated by the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) to take down cyber criminals who are using stolen financial information, with the main focus on credit and debit ... Read More »

Two More Internet Drug Dealers Arrested in Russia

As a result of an ongoing operation into drug trafficking on the area, the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation (FSKN) arrested two members of a group responsible for the production and distribution of amphetamine in St. Petersburg. The two suspects sold their products through an online drug store. The FSKN identified an organized crime ring operating out ... Read More »

Three Austrian Men Arrested for Meth Trafficking

Three men from Linz are under investigation for “commercial” drug distribution, according to the National Police of in Liz. The National Police of Upper Austria explained, in a press release, that the men sold drugs between Summer 2015 and February 2017. However, only one of the three confessed to the crime. The one suspect who admitted his guilt was a ... Read More »