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Two men who Purchased fake Dollar Bills on the dark web Arrested in Alabama

Two men have been arrested in Alabama after they allegedly went on a spree of spending fake $100 bills which they purchased online from the dark web. According to reports, Justin Landon Aldon, 31, and Shahal Devonte Lewis, 26, were engaged in a multi-state counterfeit money spending spree. They are now in custody facing numerous charges. Reports from investigators suggest ... Read More »

The Son of a Politician Arrested in a Darknet Drug Raid

The drug raid in Germany has moved from the streets to the home of an influential politician in the country. In the past, many drug traffickers were arrested after they were found guilty of purchasing illicit drugs from the Darknet. Most of the Darknet related arrests in Germany involved weapon trafficking. The investigation by the authorities has now taken them ... Read More »

Queensland couple on Australia’s most wanted list Arrested

A couple from Queensland who is believed to be on the list of 19 most wanted criminals in Australia have been caught by the Australian police after almost a year after they were twice released on bail. The Queensland couple was allegedly involved in the selling of many illicit and deadly drugs obtained from the dark web. Jonathan Grey, 41 ... Read More »

Malware Tech Arrested for Creating the Kronos Banking Trojan Pleads Not Guilty

MalwareTech or MalwareTechBlog known in real life as Marcus Hutchins, the 22-year-old British security expert who gained international recognition after he stopped the WannaCry ransomware outbreak on Monday pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of creating and distributing the Kronos banking Trojan, a malware which was designed to steal people’s online banking details. Marcus Hutchins was arrested ... Read More »

Bunch of Drugs Seized, and a 48 Year Old Man Arrested In a Nationwide Darknet Raid

Previous successful raids have opened the way for more raids to be launched. Laying hands on drug traffickers becomes easier when the method of drug penetration into the country is revealed. The New Zealand customs officials gave a hint concerning the penetration of suspicious drugs through the country’s border. The authorities, therefore, conducted a nationwide raid into the Darknet leading ... Read More »

Berlin Police Arrested Two Suspects For Selling Kamagra Pills

German authorities arrested a couple for selling potency pills on the dark web. The local media reported two arrests in the case, however, the prosecutor’s office in Bremen suspects that two further persons were involved in the sale of the illegal substances. On August 9, law enforcement authorities raided an apartment in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany. The operation took place on ... Read More »

13 drug traffickers arrested by New Zealand police for importing drugs through Darknet

The New Zealand authorities undertook a six month operation arresting 13 and seizing drugs suspected to have been ordered through the Darknet marketplace. The passion to completely uproot the drug supply in the country brought a number of agencies together in a six-month operation. The Waitemata Police Tactical Crime Team and the Custom sought to bust class A and class ... Read More »

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 »