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Two Dutch Brothers Arrested For Ordering Explosives From Undercover FBI Agent

Two brothers, 22-year-old Ali and 19-year-old Yusuf, were arrested in the Netherlands for ordering 500 grams of Semtex, a plastic explosive from the dark web. The explosive is mostly used in commercial blasting, demolition, and in certain military applications. However, Semtex became a popular tool for terrorists and paramilitary groups since it was extremely difficult to detect, until recently. According ... Read More »

Coen Brothers to write Dark Web, a Ross Ulbricht-focused thriller

From the team that brought you The Big Lebowski, True Grit, Fargo, and Bridge of Spies comes…a biopic about enigmatic Silk Road founder, Ross Ulbricht! Fox has tapped the Coen Brothers to pen a Silk Road-inspired feature, titled Dark Web, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The distinguished fraternal writing duo’s efforts will be based on a brilliant Wired magazine article ... Read More »

Dutch Brothers Arrested For Stealing Power For Their Bitcoin Mining Operation

Two brothers (whose names were not disclosed) from the Netherlands were arrested for stealing power from a local utility provider in Rotterdam. According to the Dutch authorities, the 39 and 42-year-old men were using the stolen power to fuel their small bitcoin mining operation. The duo was also charged with money laundering. Also, at the younger brother’s place, who owned ... Read More »

Two German Brothers Sentenced For Drug Trafficking

Two brothers (30 and 32 years old) from Fürth Germany (who were not named by the law enforcement authorities and court), were sentenced to 4 years of prison for drug trafficking. According to court documents, the brothers used dark net marketplaces, including Silk Road, to order speed, cannabis and ecstasy, then they resold the drugs on the street (they also ... Read More »