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Pennsylvania Grand Jury Indicts an Alphabay Carfentanil Vendor

A grand jury indictment from August 1 accused an Alphabay vendor of conspiracy to distribute two drugs, along with the distribution of another three. The vendor, a Florida resident known as “Gman19635” on Alphabay and Robert M. Gilner by the United States government, faces a maximum sentence of a lifetime in prison, and a mandatory minimum based on his priors ... Read More »

Grand Jury Indicts U-47 Vendor “PeterTheGreat”

An indictment recently named the couple legally considered responsible for the death of an eighteen-year-old overdose victim in Portland Oregon. The two, Theodore Vitaliy Khleborod and Ana Milena Barrero, sold U-47700 on darknet markets like Alphabay. In early May, only weeks after their arrest (and even less time since the police stopped using the seized vendor account), a grand jury ... Read More »

US Indicts Suspected Kelihos Botnet Creator

On April 10, 2017, the Department of Justice announced a massive law enforcement operation that aimed to eliminate the Kelihos botnet. The operation involved US law enforcement agencies and “foreign” partners, according to the press release. A Pen Register Trap and Trace Order, signed by a United States Magistrate Judge, allowed the FBI to sinkhole the botnet. On April 21, ... Read More »

US Indicts Four in Connection with 2014 Yahoo Hack

On March 15, 2017, the Department of Justice announced an indictment that charged hackers in connection with the 2014 Yahoo breach. In late 2016, Yahoo announced that unidentified hackers breached 500 million user accounts. With the accounts, the hackers stole login credentials and any information that came with them. Along with the first indictment, the DoJ charged two FSB agents ... Read More »