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German Vendor Caught in Special Forces Raid

According to a press release issued by a spokesperson for the Rhein-Erft-Kreis district police in Germany, a lengthy investigation led to the arrest of an alleged darknet vendor and his suspected accomplices. The primary target of the investigation, a 43-year-old Bedburg man, reportedly distributed drugs via darknet markets from January 2016 until his arrest in late October, 2017. Investigators had ... Read More »

DEA Arrests Two in “RCPowders” Research Chemical Raid

On August 29, DEA agents raided a drug lab in an apartment in Queens, New York City, New York. Wearing hazmat suits, agents from the DEA’s Newark Field Division arrested the apartment owner and the suspected drug dealer, 34-year-old Brian Parker. Meanwhile, at a separate location, officers arrested his suspected accomplice, 29-year-old Victoria Koleski. The duo, according to Acting US ... Read More »

The Son of a Politician Arrested in a Darknet Drug Raid

The drug raid in Germany has moved from the streets to the home of an influential politician in the country. In the past, many drug traffickers were arrested after they were found guilty of purchasing illicit drugs from the Darknet. Most of the Darknet related arrests in Germany involved weapon trafficking. The investigation by the authorities has now taken them ... Read More »

Bunch of Drugs Seized, and a 48 Year Old Man Arrested In a Nationwide Darknet Raid

Previous successful raids have opened the way for more raids to be launched. Laying hands on drug traffickers becomes easier when the method of drug penetration into the country is revealed. The New Zealand customs officials gave a hint concerning the penetration of suspicious drugs through the country’s border. The authorities, therefore, conducted a nationwide raid into the Darknet leading ... Read More »

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200 Prepared Packs and 20,000 Ecstasy Pills Seized in Drug Raid

Bavarian authorities scored big amidst an investigation into two darknet drug dealers in Dortmund. In addition to catching the suspects, law enforcement brought in a massive quantity of ecstasy pills—20,000. And the drug discovery, a news channel announced, “was only the beginning.” Authorities revealed little in the way of the actual investigation. They reportedly struggled with the case until July ... Read More »

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Russian Police Raid Two Dealers and an Online Drug Network

  Several days ago, we published a piece on darknet—and clearnet—drug trafficking in Russia. That week, Russian law enforcement had busted suppliers, vendors, and drug resellers. Not even a full week had passed before Russian police started catching more drug criminals with connections to the internet. Cannabinoid & a-PVP Dealer In the Udmurt Republic, Russian law enforcement intercepted a 22-year-old ... Read More »

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Swedish Police Bust Group of Four Darknet Vendors, Find 100K Ecstasy Pills During Raid

The Skaraborg District Court, on November 16, charged four individuals for the distribution of 15 types of drugs on the darknet. The indictment accused the group of selling nearly $500,000 worth of drugs—most of which came from ecstasy sales. According the to indictment, the group, primarily the two men, had been selling on darknet marketplaces since 2013. One of the ... Read More »

Nationwide Raid On Vendor Chemical Love’s Customers In Germany

In April, German authorities arrested five men for allegedly running the vendor shop “Chemical Love”. They were both selling drugs on the dark web and on the clearnet (the “normal” part of the internet) and had about 1,500 sales in total. Recently, German authorities carried out a major nationwide raid, which resulted in the arrest of 63 suspects. Police believe ... Read More »

Seattle Police Raid Home Of Privacy Tor Exit Node Operators

On the morning of March 30, the condo of Jan Bultmann and David Robinson, both privacy activists, was raided by the Seattle Police Department (SPD) with a search warrant looking for child pornography materials. The pair was operating exit nodes for the Tor network and this is not the first raid by the law enforcement authorities in the US on ... Read More »

FBI Raid Liberty Radio Network Following Playpen Hack

Over a year that the Federal Bureau of Investigation took control of child porn website Playpen and used it as a bait to identify the users of the website, arrests and raids are still happening. Now, the FBI and local law enforcement authorities raided a local radio station, Liberty Radio Network (LRN). The station resides in Keene, New Hampshire, in ... Read More »

Police Raid After Bitcoin ‘Creator’ Revealed

Hours after Wired & Gizmodo magazines claimed bitcoin was created by an “unknown Australian genius” called Craig Wright, his home is raided. Police have raided the Sydney home of a man named as the likely creator of cryptocurrency bitcoin, according to the Reuters news agency. Bitcoin’s code was released in 2009 under the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto, and journalists and ... Read More »

FBI Raid In New Orleans – Onymous Related

This article is another piece in the Operation Onymous articles series The New Orleans Advocate reports that the FBI raidede a home at Marigny as part of the global crackdown on the dark net markets – Operation Onymous: FBI agents raided a New Orleans home this week as part of an international crackdown on the so-called “Dark Web” — anonymous, ... Read More »