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Darknet Buyer Sentenced After Customs Spotted His Mail

In Lower Austria, a judge at the regional court St. Pölten sentenced a 29-year-old from Wölbling to serve one year in prison for ordering packages of amphetamine paste from the darknet. The sentence, as with several minor darknet drug sentences in countries outside the United States, was suspended for one year of government supervision. The convicted darknet buyer explained that ... Read More »

Gun Amnesty autralia

Australia Gets Gun Amnesty, Better Mail Screening in July

Between July 1 and September 30, the Australian Federal Government will run a mass illegal firearm amnesty. For three months, anyone with an illegal, unregistered, or unwanted guns can dispose of it at police stations throughout Australia. This will be the first national illegal weapon amnesty in 20+ years. The Federal Government recreated the program from 20 years ago, save ... Read More »

FBI Hacked Darknet Buyer Who Wanted To Purchase Mail Bomb

According to a plea agreement, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hacked a dark web user who tried to purchase a mail bomb from an undercover investigator in the United States. The plea agreement, filed on April 28, 2017, states that Clinton Scott Bass of Georgia in the SE United States, was using two different pseudo names, contacted an undercover police ... Read More »

Swedish Legislators Push for Change to End Drug Trafficking by Mail

The past few years proved to be a challenge for law enforcement and the law in general, regarding drugs. Studies revealed that more and more people tried drugs for the first time. More people accessed the darknet for the first time. And many people admitted that drug usage only became enticing upon discovery of the darknet—where they made their first ... Read More »

Police Intercept Package in Mail Containing 1kg of Carfentanil

A news conference held by the RCMP and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) explains the details on how an intercepted package of carfentanil has led to charges laid against a Calgary man. The conference, held on the 9th of August, let the public know that CBSA agents confiscated the package at the Vancouver International Mail Centre en route to Alberta ... Read More »

Australia Post Unable to Detect Drugs or Explosives in Mail

In news that may be reassuring to some, Australia Post claims they can’t legally detect drugs in the mail and even if they could – they lack the technology to do so. ABC News filed a Freedom of Information request to gather details on investigations of illegal narcotics being sent through the mail. For those who are unaware, Australia Post ... Read More »

Cheltenham Man Sentenced For Pot Seized In The Mail

A resident of Brunswick Street in Cheltenham plead guilty to attempting to possess 450 grams of cannabis on January 29th 2015. Benjamin White, was charged with attempting to possess an illegal substance by post. Judge, Recorder James Townsend sentenced him to 60 hours of unpaid work and £100 fine. The Judge came to this punishment after hearing that White was ... Read More »

Missing mail, love letters and keeping a clean house

If you aren’t ordering guns or multiple kilos of meth and things get a little sketchy, you’re probably pretty sure you aren’t waiting for a controlled delivery or a warrant over your quarter ounce of weed, a taser which looks like a flashlight, a couple of molly tablets or a gram of ketamine which, for one reason or another, has ... Read More »

Canadian Police To Seize Contraband In Mail

In Ottawa, several police chiefs have asked for permission to seize illegal contents that arrive in the mail. The current policy mail seizure is that law enforcement authorities can only put their hands on the contraband when the package actually have arrived at the recipient. The current policy is not-so-efficient if we look the issue from the eyes of LE, ... Read More »