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The 33-year-old suspect is facing 68 charges relating to the crimes he allegedly committed on the dark web forum.

Two Iranians Charged with New Counts For Atlanta Cyberattack

The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Georgia, announced that it had charged two men, both Iranian, for allegedly conducting a ‘sophisticated’ cyber-attack on the City of Atlanta early this year and violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in the process. The two men had been previously indicted in a six-count indictment in New Jersey for allegedly using ransomware ... Read More »

Parma Resident Charged with Selling Xanax, Marijuana on Dark Web

Two men from Cleveland, Ohio have been charged with possession, conspiracy, and intent to distribute illegal drugs through darknet markets. Nicholas Powell, 32, and Michael Gonzalez, 27, were both arrested in June and presented in court, charged by the Office of the Attorney for Northern District of Ohio. The pair carried out their operations in Parma City; later, Powell moved ... Read More »

Texan Charged with Attempted Murder for Planning to Rape and Eat a Child

A man from Shelby County, Texas, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation after allegedly arranging to sexually assault, kill, and cannibalize the daughter of someone he had met on a darkweb forum. According to a criminal complaint, a member of the Homeland Security Investigations’ Child Exploitation Task Force in Florida discovered a post on a darkweb forum posted ... Read More »

A French Police Officer Charged over Mobile Phone Tracking Services on the Dark Web

A Senior French police officer has been arrested and charged for trading confidential police intelligence data on mobile tracking services for bitcoins on the dark web. According to the prosecution, the said police officer is accused of starting, advertising and running an illegal business using police confidential data to offer mobile device tracking services based on a linked phone number. ... Read More »

Montana Man Charged for Tampering with Drug Crime Evidence

A Montana man was charged with one count of attempted tampering with physical evidence after investigators discovered that the suspect had asked an acquaintance to move cash and a computer allegedly used to access the darkweb, a local news outlet reported. The man was on probation for drug possession and under investigation for other drug crimes at the time of ... 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 »

Pennsylvania Man Charged With Distributing 12,000 Xanax Pills and Other Drugs from the Darknet

An 18-year-old man known as Noah Hendricks, of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, was recently charged in August with distributing a variety of drugs he had obtained from darknet drug markets. Noah Hendricks, the son of Selinsgrove Borough Council Vice President Shane Hendricks, had already been in prison for much of this year related to drug robbery case. His bail was eventually revoked ... Read More »

The 33-year-old suspect is facing 68 charges relating to the crimes he allegedly committed on the dark web forum.

New York Man Charged for Research Chemical Importation

In late August, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and several officials from law enforcement agencies announced the indictment of a man from Queens in connection to an early August package interception. According to the announcement, United States Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted a package with a Schedule I controlled substance analogue in early ... Read More »

Two Canadians Charged for Selling Fentanyl on the Darkweb

Canadian authorities have charged two suspected dark web drug traffickers in connection with a series of fentanyl and carfentanil seizures between 2016 and 2017. The suspects were caught last year after a multi-jurisdictional operation called “Project E-Neophile” led by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to buildings owned by two individuals in Kelowna, Canada. James Nelson, 36, and his wife Cassie ... Read More »

Portland Couple Charged in Interstate Marijuana Conspiracy

A duo from Portland, Oregon, allegedly engaged in a large scale interstate marijuana and cocaine trafficking conspiracy. The case involved the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives—something infrequently seen in many of the recent drug cases covered by DeepDotWeb. The ATF, according to court documents, let the investigation into both suspects after one suspect purchased a firearm for the ... Read More »

Operation Dark Gold: 17th Suspect Charged for MDMA Distribution

According to a press release from United States Attorney Ron Parsons, a South Dakota man laundered thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoin and bought numerous packages of MDMA from darknet vendors. The defendant, John Edward Monette, 49, was charged in connection with the recent federal investigation into darknet vendors known as Operation Dark Gold. Homeland Security Investigations, court documents revealed, ... Read More »

Two German Dealers Charged for Fentanyl Distribution

In the summer of 2017, a German law enforcement operation took media outlets by surprise. The operation, conducted by German special forces, also surprised two suspected darknet fentanyl and carfentanil vendors. Neither expected the forceful removal of their doors on the morning of an otherwise normal day. The German Federal Police unit for Combating Serious Organized Crime and Terrorism, the ... Read More »