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The UK seizes more than £2 million of fake dark web medicines

Fake drugs worth millions of dollars were seized during a global crackdown in the United Kingdom. The repression which was carried out by an MHRA (a medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency) took over 1 million doses of medicines that are worth more than £2 million. The seizure of illicit medicines was done during part of an Operation Pangaea investigation, ... Read More »

London Police Arrests a Dark Web Vendor Confiscating Over $400,000 Worth of Cocaine.

City of London Police Cyber Crime Unit in the UK have arrested a dark web drug vendor from Loughton confiscating over $400,000 worth of cocaine after a raid at his home. The 49-year-old man from Loughton, Essex, was under investigation on the dark web markets where illegal drugs, weapons, counterfeit, firearms, and other illegal goods and services were offered. After ... Read More »

Female Entertainer Accused of Killing a Cat on the Dark Web

Animal Rights organizations are currently pursuing some legal action against a female DJ whom they have accused of killing an adopted kitten brutally for the purposes of obtaining bitcoins. The group maintained that the kitten killing had been featured within a video that was streamed on a secret forum of a website that is operated for individuals that seek violence. ... Read More »

Ormond Beach group received dark web drugs via mail

Youth in their twenties typically find the beach scene attractive for volleyball, sunbathing, and beach partying among other fun activities. However, for Colton Phillips, 22, Halie M. Craycraft, 20, and Arad Radfar, 20, Ormond Beach was a lawless open-air market to deal drugs. Until recently, the trio had harnessed the anonymity of the dark web and their networking skills to ... Read More »

Feds link Suspect to Fentanyl Overdose Deaths in a Dark Web Drug Ring

Authorities have linked fentanyl overdose deaths to a Cottonwood Heights man accused of running a global pill making illegal operation at his home. According to court documents filed on Thursday, Aaron Shamo knowingly and intentionally distributed an illegal substance on the dark web containing fentanyl, which resulted in the overdose deaths on June 13, 2016. The investigating agents from the ... Read More »

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Authorities Recover $28,000 in a Criminals Dark Web Phishing Scam

TUCSON, AZ – Authorities from Special financial Investigation recovered $28,000 in a criminal dark web phishing scam, funds stolen from a Tucson woman. According to Mark Brnovich, the Attorney General in Arizona, his office committed to the fight against dark web cybercrimes and fraud currently is increasing the work involved. ““My Office organized a team of cybercrime professionals who joined ... 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 »

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Patent – Using dark web analytics to enhance user authentication

Computing systems interconnected via networks, such as the internet, usually require provision of credentials and authentication before access to information and computing services can be granted. For instance, an end user of a computing device, such as a desktop, laptop, mobile device, etc., usually has to provide user credentials to be able to access an online banking service account to ... Read More »

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Research: Threats Vs Benefits of the deep and dark web

The deep web entices most of us and intimidates some of us. However, it is browsed by almost all of us. Given that traditional search engines, such as Google, Yahoo, etc., can search only a small portion of the internet, renders the deep web a very enticing resource. The dark web is an important subset of the deep web, that ... 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 »

India: DSPs Undergo Training to Enhance Skills on Cybercrime and Dark Web Crackdown

Over 90 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) and forensic branch officials across all major cities in India, have successfully undergone a five-day special training. This is to improve their skills and professional efficiency in solving emerging crimes related to developing technology such as cybercrimes, dark web, and virtual currencies. Speaking on Friday at a concluding party of the intensive training ... 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 »

Dark Web Fentanyl Traffickers Uncovered in Canada

Jesse T. Cicale is awaiting his sentence hearing on the 17th of October in Northampton County. He remains in prison after failing to raise the set bail price of $150,000 set by the District Judge. The 34-year-old resident of North 11th Street in Easton was charged with a felony by Pennsylvania State Police. This came about after a raid on ... Read More »