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Drug Trafficker with a Pistol Disputes “Armed Drug Trafficker” Charge

After a 45-year-old from Baden-Württemberg admitted he had grown and trafficked cannabis, bought opioids from the darknet, and bought a gun from the darknet, the Stuttgart Public Prosecutor’s Office pressed the court for a prison sentence of more than four years. They claimed he committed armed drug trafficking. His defense attorney pushed for a shorter sentence of just under four ... Read More »

Teenage Submachine Gun Buyer Hit with a Terrorism Charge

On September 26, at Coleraine Youth Court, a teenage defendant who had purchased a submachine-gun on the darknet received a new charge relating to a document that had been on his computer at the time of his arrest. In April, the prosecutor explained, the boy—a 14-year-old at the time—had downloaded a manual on producing erythritol tetranitrate. And in combination with ... Read More »

The 33-year-old suspect is facing 68 charges relating to the crimes he allegedly committed on the dark web forum.

Charge Sheets to Be Filed On the Hyderabad Darknet Related Drug Bust

The progress of the Hyderabad drug bust has been impressive and effective so far. The Telangana’s Prohibition and Excise department arrested 22 people accused of peddling high-end designer and recreational drugs from the deep of the internet called the Darknet. The investigation into the arrest has been a smooth one, and the recent news reaching us is that a charge ... Read More »

“Derogatory Comments” on Yelp Lead to Retaliation Charge

On April 19, U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater convicted a 53-year-old search engine optimizer and reputation manager of one count of retaliation. William Laurence Stanley, the defendant, landed in custody in 2016 after extorting Generational Equity, court documents revealed. While in custody, he began another extortion process against the reputation management company. He faces a maximum sentence of 10 ... Read More »

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Federal Charge Against Teenager Who Tried To Buy Grenade From The Dark Web

A Kansas teenager was charged by federal prosecutors for attempted purchase of a grenade from the dark web. On April 19, federal prosecutors charged the 18-year-old Carlos Francisco Martin from Coffeyville with receiving an explosive meant to destroy property. According to police information, the suspect used bitcoins to purchase the grenade. Steven Gradert, from defense, said that his client is ... Read More »

Lexington Man Pleads Guilty to DNM Money Laundering Charge Using BTC

As it was published by Justice.gov: Columbia, South Carolina —- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Joseph Patrick Gelli age 23 of Lexington has entered a plea of guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1956. According to facts presented during the guilty plea hearing, Gelli was involved in ... Read More »