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Man Used Stolen Credentials to Get $40,000 Worth of Dental Work

According to a police statement by the Volusia County Sherriff’s office, a 52-year-old Florida man was arrested after he used stolen credentials purchased from the dark web to acquire dental implants valued at $40,000. The statement further indicates that the man also bought a puppy at $10,000 using the same credentials after getting the dental work. According to the police, ... Read More »

Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Dark Web Carfentanil

A man pleaded guilty to the possession and selling of Carfentanil- a Schedule II Substance; he allegedly acquired from a dark web marketplace. According to the police, the man was arrested and charged after an investigation to a teen’s overdose case pointed them in his direction. Carfentanil can be considered to be the most dangerous fentanyl analog, as it is ... Read More »

U.S. Marshals to Auction over 660 Forfeited Bitcoin

The United States Marshals Service announced an auction of up to 660 bitcoins that were forfeited following various criminal, civil and administrative proceedings. The sale will be carried out on November 5. The announcement invites interested bidders to register with the USMS. During Registration the interested bidders are required to deposit $200,000 with the agency after which the bidder is ... Read More »

Two Men Plead Guilty to Dark Web weapons Purchase Attempt

Two men from Co Antrim pleaded guilty to conspiring to order firearms from an undisclosed dark web marketplace. The two were arrested in February 2017, after they attempted to obtain two handguns; a Glock 17 and a Glock. According to a police statement, the two were procuring the weapons for another individual whose name they did not disclose. Darren Bennett, ... Read More »

University Student Sentenced to 6 Years After Purchasing a Pistol Over the Dark Web

A university student was sentenced to over six years by Judge Roderick Henderson of Birmingham Crown Court, after he pleaded guilty to the charges of attempted possession of a firearm, possession of a restricted firearm and possession of articles of fraud. The charges against 23-year-old Assan Hussain stemmed from his failed attempt of importing an automatic pistol and 50 rounds ... Read More »

Canadian Government Launches Study into Dark Web Marketplaces

The Canadian Senate legalized the use of Marijuana for recreational activities in June. The age limit was set as either 18 or 19 depending on the Province. The passed bill will see Canadian adults allowed to carry up to 30 grams of cannabis and to grow four plants of the drug. The legalization will however not go into effect until ... Read More »

Ring of Fraudsters that Used Darknet Sourced Information Busted

As more cybercriminals in India turn to the dark web to acquire tools and necessary information to carry out their crimes, the cyber police of Madhya Pradesh busted a ring of fraudsters that sourced information from the darknet and used it to hack into bank accounts of their victims. The five fraudsters were arrested after police launched an investigation into ... Read More »

Bitcoin Fraudster gets a Suspended Sentence

Aaron Brown, 23, a Liverpool resident was handed 18 weeks suspended sentence by Judge Ian Conrad, QC of the Liverpool Crown Court. Brown was given the sentence after he successfully defrauded two London bitcoin investors. According to Prosecutor Derek Jones, Brown made attempts of Supplying something he did not have. Brown was finally arrested and charged after having managed to ... Read More »

20-Year-Old Who Had MDMA Shipped to His Friends’ Houses Charged

Another young man has been arrested on charges of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, and attempted delivery of ecstasy. The suspect allegedly ordered the MDMA from a dark web marketplace vendor and had it shipped to his friends’ houses. And like all drug dealers he went out and sold ... Read More »

Man Charged with Over 135 Cyber Fraud Cases

The cyber cell of Gurugram police announced the arrest of a 27-year-old man who allegedly defrauded over 100 Indians in Delhi-NCR. The arrested suspect allegedly used phishing emails to obtain passwords and other important credentials from his targets. After obtaining the targets’ credentials the fraudster would then use obtained credit card details to make online purchases, he would also make ... Read More »