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Author Archives: Sam Jona

French Startup Offers Dark Web Compass (Not For Everyone)

The dark web has been gaining popularity among people who desire to hide their identity as they surf through various items and engage in different kinds of business. The ability to safely operate with the help of the TOR browser has allowed the platform to harbor terrorists, murderer-for-hires, and illegal drug dealers. The anonymity offered makes it difficult for law ... Read More »

Beijing police speed up cybercrime fight as they crackdown 6600 internet related cases

Following the recent rate of high cybercrime-related cases recorded in China, the Beijing cybercrime department has responded by engaging in a massive crackdown. The Beijing police successfully detained 3,100 cybercrime suspects who were said to have made about $29,000 from their illegal operation. 6,600 internet-related crime crackdowns were recorded in 2018. According to reports, the arrested suspects were in the ... Read More »

cocaine, drugs

Arrested addicted doctor bought cocaine and heroin on dark web

Dr. Torin Finver has been arrested for ordering controlled substances from the dark web. As the addiction recovery program director at the University at Buffalo Medical School and as a specialized doctor in the treatment of substance abuse, Finver’s actions, secretly relying on the anonymity of the dark web to buy drugs and then using the using the drugs himself, ... Read More »

Tulsa food truck owner arrested for buying drugs on dark web

A Tulsa food truck owner is in police custody for allegedly ordering illegal drugs from the dark web and paying with bitcoin. According to the report, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted a package said to contain dangerous drugs. After consulting the appropriate bodies and engaging in effective communication, authorities traced the owner of the package and arrested Jeremy ... Read More »

Three including a Nigerian held in Chennai for supplying dark web drugs to pub

Indian authorities have arrested three persons, including a Nigerian man, age 30, for engaging in illegal drug distribution. According to the report, the trio were active distributors of synthetic drugs to pubs in Porur and its surrounding area. The Indian authorities revealed that the arrested dealers operated with a clear intention of supplying dark web ordered drugs to tourists in ... Read More »

Feds Says Imprisoned Hacker Ran A Drone Smuggling Ring

Max Ray Vision, 46, a notorious hacker who was sentenced to 13 years in prison faces new charges. He earlier pleaded guilty to wire fraud and identity theft. According to reports, Vision used a smuggled phone to obtain credit card account numbers online and used the profit to obtain drones with the help of an outsider and an inmate. According ... Read More »

Waverly men to serve a prison sentence for selling pills laced with narcotics

Evan P. Sage, 20, and Cameron J. Lensmeyer, 20, have been sentenced to federal prison for illegal possession and distribution of drugs and possession of a firearm. Lensmeyer earlier pleaded guilty in May to possession of carfentanil and marijuana with intent to distribute. The authorities, therefore, sentenced him to seven years in prison. Sage also pleaded guilty to possession of ... Read More »

Mirai Botnet Author Got House Arrest and Fined $8.6 Million

The federal court in Trenton, New Jersey, has sentenced Paras Jha, 22, to six months of house arrest after pleading guilty for violating Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The court also handed him 2500 hours of community service and five years of parole. According to report, Jha launched a series of DDOS attacks on institutions including Rutgers University in New ... Read More »

Greek Court Postpones Extradition Appeal of Russian Cybercrime Suspect to France

The Greek court has postponed the hearing of the extradition appeal of a “notorious” cybercrime suspect, Alexandre Vinnik. In the courtroom, Zoe Konstantopoulou, Vinnik’s Attorney demanded that the trial be postponed after six hours of the court hearing. The Athens Bar Association Ruling Defense Council strictly prevents work after 3:00 pm. According to reports, authorities also postponed another session of ... Read More »

Kentucky Among 19 States Whose Data Are Listed On The Dark Web

According to a recent report, Kentucky remains one of the 19 states whose voter records have been displayed on the Dark web forum for sale. Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky Secretary of State has quickly reacted to the incident by partnering with the Department of the Homeland Security and other relevant agencies to investigate the case. In her report, she emphasized ... Read More »