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Another Drug Smuggler Arrested in “Johnny Cash” Case in Germany

In the ongoing case against drug smugglers connected to the darkweb vendor “Johnny Cash,” German law enforcement officers have arrested yet another suspect with assistance from a co-conspirator who became an informant after his arrest. Police have arrested nearly a dozen suspects using only the information provided by the informant. The suspect, a 26-year-old from the Netherlands with a residence ... Read More »

Alleged Admin of a Child Abuse Forum on the Darkweb Arrested in France

A joint operation between the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Europol, and other international law enforcement agencies led to the arrest of a man living in France who had been operating a child abuse forum on the darkweb, a prosecutor in France confirmed. Prior to the investigation conducted by international law enforcement agencies, the man had been living a quiet life ... Read More »

Colorado Man Arrested for Buying Drugs on the Darkweb to Sell Locally

A Colorado man has allegedly been buying dozens of different types of drugs from darkweb marketplaces and reselling the drugs to local customers, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by a local news outlet. Federal law enforcement officers and state police arrested the man on October 16 for committing at least 12 drug crimes. James Daniel Kavanagh, a 50-year-old from ... Read More »

Prolific Darkweb Counterfeit Vendor Arrested in Poland

An investigation by the Gdańsk Bureau of the Polish Central Bureau of Investigation led to the arrest of one of the most prolific counterfeit euro distributors on any darkweb marketplace. According to one announcement from law enforcement, the alleged vendor had been producing and selling fake euro notes for several years. As with many of the recent counterfeit vendor busts ... Read More »

Alleged Darkweb Vendor Arrested for Selling 50,000 Fentanyl Pills

According to U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft, a San Diego woman has been indicted in Illinois for a fentanyl distribution conspiracy involving the alleged distribution of more than 50,000 “misbranded fentanyl pills” through the Dream darkweb marketplace. The indictment, in addition to the fentanyl distribution conspiracy, charged the alleged drug dealer with money laundering conspiracy. Melissa Scanlan, 31, allegedly sold ... Read More »

Alleged Dream Market Vendor “5thAvenue” Arrested in New Hampshire

According to recently unsealed court documents in a New Hampshire court, a local couple had been selling heroin on the Dream darkweb market for at least eight months. Drug Enforcement Administration special agents in Florida launched the investigation in early 2018 and New Hampshire police arrested the suspected darkweb drug drug dealers on August 27, 2018. The couple, a Drug ... Read More »

High School Teacher Arrested for Downloading and Sharing Child Porn

An investigation into a user of the messaging application “Kik Messenger” led to the arrest of a high school math teacher who had been downloading child abuse content on the dark web and then sharing the illegal content with other users of Kik Messenger. Kik Interactive, a Canadian company, reached out to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Canadian Police ... Read More »

24-year-old Man Arrested for Darknet Drugs in Hyderabad

In Hyderabad, India, a 24-year-old man was arrested by authorities and charged with possession of LSD and other MDMA drugs. The young man worked with one of the leading online shopping sites in this city. The Prohibition and Excise Department (P & E) also said that the young man was found to be cultivating marijuana in his apartment. Some of ... Read More »

Colorado Man Arrested for Selling Xanax on the Dark web

Western Colorado Drug Task Force investigators arrested a Colorado man suspected of pressing his own counterfeit alprazolam pills and selling the pills on various dark web markets. The suspected dark web vendor had allegedly informed the police that he had been selling on the Darknet but had “only made a few sales.” According to The Daily Sentinel, Mesa County Sheriff’s ... Read More »

Man Arrested After Importing 500 Grams of MDMA in a Teddy Bear

Just days before police in Barrington, New Hampshire, announced they had arrested an individual for ordering heroin disguised in a package of gummy bears, Utah authorities arrested a man for allegedly ordering more than 500 grams of MDMA that federal authorities found inside a stuffed teddy bear. A local newspaper reported that the MDMA was valued at more than $100,000. ... Read More »

Third Suspect Arrested in Connection with NSW Drug Syndicate

Not long after suspected drug trafficker Dov Tenenboim named his accomplices in an Australian courtroom, Australia’s Strike Force Bergmark arrested yet another alleged member of the drug trafficking syndicate that had imported more than a million dollars worth of drugs from Europe. The police, in late July, arrested Daniel Sopher—the third member of the darknet drug trafficking group operating out ... Read More »

Customer Arrested After Vendor Used the Wrong Stamps

In the District Court of Wolfratshausen, a 23-year-old from Bad Tölz, Bavaria, Germany, faced a judge for sentencing connected to a recent drug possession and drug trafficking conviction. The prosecution asked for a prison sentence of more than two years. The judge, though, after hearing the defendant’s side of the story, called the sentence proposed by the prosecutor “incomprehensible.” In ... Read More »

Young Drug Buyers Arrested in Austrian Investigation

Law enforcement in the Upper Styrian district of Liezen in the Austrian federal state of Styria reportedly arrested more than 20 suspected darknet drug buyers the the town of Schladming. The news made headlines in many popular publications due primarily to an element not found in otherwise similar darknet cases: the police had arrested suspects as young as 13-years-old. According ... Read More »

Dentist Arrested for Trading Drugs on the Darknet

DIICOT agents arrested a Romanian dentist who traded multiple high risk narcotics on the deep web. The medical practitioner ordered the drugs from the Darknet and was able to acquire more than a thousand tablets of ecstasy and about a kilo of amphetamine. He supplied the drugs to his customers in the country’s Neamt County. Andrei Minea also known as ... Read More »

Two Parma Men Arrested and Face Charges in Nationwide Darknet Drug Raid

Two Parma men, Nicholas J. Powell, 32, and Michael Gonzales 27, have been arrested for running an illegal online drug trade. They were arrested with other drug vendors in a recent nationwide darknet drug raid by the US authorities. In a statement released by the Department of Justice, the duo illegally distributed drugs on the darknet marketplace and found ways ... Read More »