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Houston Man Arrested After Attempting To Purchase Explosives On AlphaBay

In Houston, a 50-year-old man was arrested for attempting to purchase explosives from the deepweb, federal prosecutors announced. The accused Cary Lee Ogborn, as it turns out, was unknowingly in contact with an undercover agent the entire time. According to the criminal complaint, Ogborn attempted to find and purchase explosives on AlphaBay in early August 2016. The FBI looked into ... Read More »

Australian Teen Arrested, Could face 25 years in Prison for Dark Net Drug Importing

An 18-year-old teen was busted with close to $60,000 in drugs he bought from dark web markets. Raids were conducted on his home Wednesday in Hermit Park, Townsville, Australia. Reports say that a variety of drugs were found including meth, LSD, MDMA, mushrooms, hash, cannabis, and various prescription drugs. Also seized by Townsville Drug Squad was close to $10,000 in cash, leading to believe ... Read More »

Three Irishmen to Stand Trial for Dark Net Drug Dealing

Kyle Hall, Richard Sinclair, and Stephen Rodgers were all arrested for dealing MDMA as well as other drugs on the dark net. The men were set to appear in front of the magistrate on Friday. Police in Northern Ireland found ecstasy, marijuana, and diazepam tablets worth over 100,000 GBP (131,000 USD). The seizure took place in Coleraine, Co Londonderry, and ... Read More »

Dark Net Arms Vendor Gunrunner to be Sentenced Next Month

Michael Andrew Ryan, was sentenced in June of this year for his international online firearms dealing business on the dark net. He used the screen name “Gunrunner”. He sold everything from Glocks and High-Points to Uzis and Walthers.  He sold his firearms online, but not before removing serial numbers. This makes the weapons more difficult, but not impossible to trace. ... Read More »

A New Study Shows UK Is Winning the Dark Net Drug Race

A new study found that Britain has the second highest online drug use in the world. The study was done on dark net markets, and was done on the number of transactions being done in various countries. In total, the number of transactions done online in Britain has tripled in just three years, coming it at a staggering 15 million ... Read More »

US Voter Registration Records For Sale On Dark Net Market

A vendor who goes by the name “DataDirect” is selling the entire US voter registration record on The Real Deal Market (a marketplace on the dark net). The hacker claims he has records for 50 states and he sells them for 0.5 BTC (around $340) per state. The listing’s description goes by: “US voter registration records. Selling the DB on ... Read More »

Past Dark Net Data Brought to Light

Think the markets on Dark Net are to secretive in nature to study the cold hard facts? Ever wonder how much business they’re really doing?  The researcher Gwern Branwen has shined some light on them for us. Using programs, he wrote himself, Gwern studied these markets by using his programs to scrape the Dark net markets, and take screen shots ... Read More »

French MP Wants To Crack Down On Dark Net Drug Sales

Bernard Debré, a member of the Republicans Party in France, is very much worried about the sale of illegal substances on the dark web and the clearnet. To draw public attention, he even ordered some drugs from an online marketplace. Debré took part in a survey recently where he discovered that illicit substances can be bought online pretty easily. He ... Read More »

Dark Net Vendor XanaxKing Writes from Prison, Details How he Got Busted

In 2014, we wrote about one of the largest deepweb Alprazolam vendors, XanaxKing, getting arrested and convicted of several drug-related charges.  A Reddit user, al_eberia, has been writing him throughout the past few weeks and has been able to get some updated information regarding his case. The letters that XanaxKing has been sending in reply to al_ebria have been posted ... Read More »

Dark Net Vendor Group “Italian Mafia Brussels” Busted

A total of six suspects were arrested in Belgium, mostly from the Bruges area, however, there were suspects arrested in Romania and in the United States.  The arrests were part of an international police operation where authorities busted the dark net vendor group called “Italian Mafia Brussels” who sold MDMA and Ecstasy tablets on dark web markets. The drug dealing ... Read More »

Dark Net Market Topix2 Admin Sentenced

David Trail (26), the administrator of the dark net drug dealing website Topix2, was sentenced to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work and pay £17,000 compensation at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. He administered the dark web website from his home at Fountain Park, which was used to sell illegal substances to customers. In addition to this, Trail hacked to one ... Read More »

Dutch Drug Dealers Arrested with Ties to Dark Net

A 28-year-old Dutch man and two of his friends were arrested last week in a huge joint investigation with the United states to combat illegal drug trade that takes place on dark net. The main suspect is from Broek op Langedijk, and is suspected of trading and exporting large quantities of narcotics and money laundering. The other two, a 29 ... Read More »

Dark Net “Weed Reseller” Jailed After Parcel Intercepted

Mark Dornan (22), bought weed from the dark web and had the intention of selling it, however, the UK Border Force intercepted a package from Belgium with half a kilo of marijuana inside. Soon after that, law enforcement authorities obtained a search warrant and raided the man’s home in Raploch, Stirling on April 8. According to Stirling Sheriff Court, in ... Read More »

Dark Net Vendor ”fredthebaker” Busted In The Netherlands

The Central Criminal Inspection (ZKI) in cooperation with Göttingen prosecutors and the Dutch police, had busted four suspects (ranging from the age of 33 to 62) who are believed to be the dark net vendor group called ”fredthebaker”. The police operation took place on June 6, 2016, in a warehouse in Greater Enschede, Netherlands. Law enforcement authorities seized 2.5 liters ... Read More »