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FBI Increases Efforts in Halting Dark Web Drug Use in New Jersey

The opioid crisis in the United States hasn’t shown signs of stopping anytime soon. For some time now, synthetic opioids ordered via the dark web have proven to be a menace in America, causing the government and law enforcement to act in order to control the situation. Despite law enforcement playing their ‘A’ game, the illegal drugs seem to still ... Read More »

Amber Rudd Launches Government Crackdown on Dark web

Amber Rudd, a home secretary, and a conservative politician has revealed the plan of the government to provide funds to help in the fight against cybercrime and illicit Darkweb sales. Considering that fact that every country does not take cybersecurity lightly, the United Kingdom treats cybercrime the same way as terrorism is treated. With much emphasis on the cyber attacks ... Read More »

Man jailed 20 over explicit content from a teenager over the dark web

A 30-year-old Silver Spring man, Kevin Heiting was arrested after he solicited explicit child pornographic photos. Heiting confessed and admitted to the photography, collecting and distributing of the child videos and images in hopes of giving a plea that would lead to his release. However, judge Paula Xinis sentenced him to 20 years imprisonment with an extended lifetime supervision after ... Read More »

Tasmania’s Dark web Drug and Bikies dealers nabbed

It’s exactly a few minutes past 4:00 pm in Burnie, Tasmania’s North West. A darkish sedan pulls over to a small group of people gathered by some shops. The rear window is down as money is exchanged for portions of the drug ice. “It’s like the ice-cream truck for druggies,” one of them says. Data reports show that the percentage ... Read More »

Illegal guns find way to Canada alongside drugs via dark web

The RCMP has warned about criminals using dark web marketplaces and modern virtual currencies (which are generally hard to track due to the high anonymity offered by the two,) to sell illegal guns and drugs online, shipping them using creative techniques. The warning comes as the Trudeau government in Canada moves with speed to tighten a legal framework over trade ... Read More »

Derby drug gang arrested after allegedly importing dark web drugs

A gang of drug traffickers from Derby allegedly shipped large quantities of illegal drugs including cannabis and ecstasy which they had previously purchased on the dark web from the United States and Canada. According to evidence presented in court, a drug kingpin Connor Keely, 20, had ordered and received drugs which were to arrive in packages sent from the USA ... Read More »

Australian University offering Dark Web classes to IT students

The first ever university program in Australia on the famous dark web has been launched, with over 80 percent of IT and cybersecurity students nominating the dark web unit as their first subject. Charles Sturt University (CSU) in partnership with an industry based organization launched an online masters program class for the school of computer science and mathematics. The University ... Read More »

21.03.18 Dark Web and Cybercrime Roundup

Former Hansa Vendor Doug-Heffernan Arrested in the Netherlands Some darknet market users may remember a large vendor who operated on Hansa and then disappeared after Hansa went down. Netherlands police certainly remembered the vendor after discovering a series of accounts on Dream marketplace that sold the same items and fit the profile for the former Hansa vendor Doug-Heffernan. Some may ... Read More »

Three Dark Web Gun Traffickers Indicted For Unlawful Dealing in Firearms

A news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office has stated that 44-year-old Michael Paul Grisham Smith, a Grass Valley native has been at the receiving end of a nine-count indictment by a federal grand jury on the 1st of March, charging him with unlawful dealing and manufacturing in firearms and unlawful possession of unregistered firearms. Mass shootings in the U.S. ... Read More »

14.03.18 Dark Web and Cybercrime Roundup

Alphabay Mod ‘Trappy’ Pleaded Guilty to Conspiracy Charge In Atlanta, Ronald L. Wheeler, III, pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge in connection with his role in the Alphabay darknet market. After Wheeler’s arrest, the world learned that Wheeler was the man behind the account of infamous Alphabay moderator Trappy_AB. U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak announced that Wheeler had ... Read More »

Russia Bags First Place on Dark Web Medal Table

It is no secret that the so-called “big boy” countries in the world run the show in terms of everything. Their powers and superiority are not something that you can question. Talk about their economy, infrastructure, military, influence, and more. It is also no secret that these powerful countries are the ones most involved in the dark web. Russia, China, ... Read More »

British Dark Web Pedophile Jailed For 32 Years

The disgusting double life of one of Britain’s worst pedophiles has finally come to an end. 29-year-old Matthew Falder, a graduate of Cambridge has been jailed for 32 years after he admitted to 137 offenses against 46 victims, both male and female. Falder resorted to blackmailing his victims, which was made up of many teenagers, forcing them to engage in ... Read More »