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Man Gets Probation for Ordering 300 Grams of Amphetamine

Not yet a week after his order from a darknet market, a self-proclaimed French business leader landed in police custody for drug possession. Customs and La Poste, the largest mail delivery service in France, intercepted a package of 300 grams of amphetamine. The package seizure allowed for a search of the man’s home, ultimately resulting in yet another drug related ... 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 »

Man Sentenced To 10 Years after 2016 Darknet Bust

In 2016, Benjamin Bricker was arrested for distributing cocaine purchased from the Darknet. The 26-year-old man pleaded guilty to the criminal counts and has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Bricker was accused of being in possession of cocaine valued at 4 to 200 grams. According to the law, the punishment for this type of crime is a sentence ... Read More »

Utah Man Faces Life Sentence for Selling Drugs on the Darknet

Utah has once again grabbed headlines on Darknet related news, as a man faces a life sentence for running a store on the Darknet that distributes illicit drugs to buyers. 28 years old, Aaron Shamon, pleaded not guilty to several criminal counts, but he may be sentenced to a life imprisonment if found guilty. According to a source, Shamon made ... Read More »

Man Admits Phishing $365k in BTC on the Darknet

Michael Richo, a 35-year-old Connecticut man, pleaded guilty to charges linked to a $365,000 Bitcoin phishing scam on June 27. He admitted that he created fake login pages to popular darknet marketplaces and farmed the credentials. He then logged into their real account and withdrew Bitcoin balances. We wrote about Richo after his arrest in 2016. The defendant spread phishing ... Read More »

German Man Bought LSD From Chemical Love, Fined By Court

A German man from Südlandkreis, Germany was sentenced to pay a fine for ordering LSD from the busted vendor shop Chemical Love. Law enforcement authorities came to the track of a 20-year-old man from Südlandkreis, Germany. According to the court documents, the defendant ordered 10 LSD blotters worth almost 70 euros from the Chemical Love vendor shop. The young man ... Read More »

Four Man Standing Trial In Belgium For Darknet Arms Deal

On May 22, four defendants were standing trial at the Criminal Court of Tongeren, Belgium for attempted purchase of 10 Glock pistols. However, the deal was never conducted, before it could be made, law enforcement authorities arrested the suspects who sought to conduct the arms trade. An 18-year-old from Dilsen-Stokkem, Belgium, his father, and two accomplices had to stand before ... Read More »

Man Charged for Refusing to Give Authorities His Passwords

The director of CAGE, Muhammad Rabbani, refused to give British authorities the password to his phone and laptop “about 20 times.” The last time, though, British police at Heathrow airport arrested the man for violating anti-terror laws. Rabbani claimed his devices contained confidential information and testimonies about torture in Afghanistan. London’s Metropolitan Police recently charged Rabbani for intentionally obstructing a ... Read More »

Colorado Man Sentenced For Sharing Fentanyl Resulting In Two Overdose Deaths

A man from Breckenridge, Colorado, the United States was sentenced for ordering fentanyl from the dark web, which he shared with his brother and a friend, who later died from the overdose of the controlled substance. The 22-year-old Christopher Malcolm purchased the synthetic opioid fentanyl from the darknet, which he supplied to two others, who later died from the fatal ... Read More »

Prison Sentence For Dutch Man Who Tried To Purchase Assault Rifle And Explosives From The Darknet

In January, a man from Barendrecht, the Netherlands was sentenced to prison for attempted purchase of handguns, a shotgun, an assault rifle, grenades, and ammunition. Now, the man appealed the punishment against him. Law enforcement authorities in the Netherlands received a tip from their Australian colleagues, which resulted in the arrest of the 24-year-old suspect in August 2016. According to ... Read More »

Deadmann : A New Dead Man Switch’s Network That Utilizes The Tor Network

Deadmann is a newly proposed anonymous network protocol which is comprised of multiple dead man’s switches that can share data even when a user across the network becomes incapacitated. Previously proposed models of dead man’s switches failed at achieving the following: Preserve users’ anonymity Enable users to efficiently manage their own data Encrypt users’ data in a manner that can ... Read More »

Father And Other Man Abused Child And Uploaded Video To The Dark Web

Law enforcement authorities in Lübeck, Germany are investigating a case where two men are suspected of abusing a child multiple times and uploading the video to the darknet. According to the court documents, the public prosecutor’s office in Lübeck accused a 28-year-old man, who is the father of the victim, and a 47-year-old man, of sexually assaulting a two-year-old girl. ... Read More »

Melbourne Man Pleads Guilty To Credit Card Shopping Scam

At the end of 2014, a Melbourne man was arrested in Australia for taking part in a darknet shopping scam involving stolen credit cards. Now, as he was standing trial, he confessed to some of the charges against him. According to the court information, the 36-year-old Tanmoy Islam was an active member of the darknet community. The defendant met “Mr ... Read More »