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Victoria College Students Dark Web Drug Sentence Could be challenged

Attorney General Robert MacRae is preparing appealing documents against the sentence imposed on a former Victoria College student. This case drew the attention of the Attorney General after a public outcry. Joel Lewis was sentenced by a Royal Court to 384 hours of community service instead of detention after being convicted of importing dark web drugs. The Crown had advised ... Read More »

Dark Web Drug Dealer Loses Appeal

According to a recent report, an appeal to get a prison sentence for Andrew Hodge reduced has been dismissed. Hodge was arrested for darknet drug distribution. He was found guilty by plea and sentenced to eight years and seven months. However, he did not think the judge would increase his years. This was more than a year ago August 2017. ... Read More »

Police Arrest Another Austrian Dark Web Drug Vendor

Police in Austria have arrested a 24-year-old man, the leader of a dark web drug ring. The suspect was in charge of a group of drug dealers supplying locals all across Austria, with the post as the main method of delivery. In total over hundreds of sales were made netting close to 300,000 Euros. On the darknet, the suspect used ... Read More »

Pennsylvania Man Admits “Designer Drug” Importation

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to importing controlled substance analogues into the United States from sources in China and elsewhere, a United States Attorney said in a press briefing that followed the man’s guilty plea. According to the announcement, the Scranton man had ordered packages of Hexen and other substituted cathinones for two years. Jeffrey Swanberry, a 45-year-old from Pittston, ... Read More »

Murder-for-Hire Suspect Fails a Drug Test for Opioids

The subject of a murder-for-hire investigation in Illinois failed a drug test while free from jail on a $250,000 bail bond. According to the DuPage County prosecutor’s office, the woman tested positive for opioids on a mandatory drug test. The prosecutors filed a motion for the revocation of the defendant’s bail. A DuPage County judge, though, denied the motion and ... Read More »

Nurse Sentenced to 5 Years for Dark Web Related Drug Distribution

United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced that 43-year-old Matthew Justin Sykes was sentenced to 5 years in prison for illegally distributing opiates and other drugs while working at a drug rehabilitation center in Virginia. Sykes illegally acquired drugs from the dark web and made illegal prescriptions as a way of distributing the drugs. ... Read More »

Viennan Woman Mistakenly Tried For Drug Package

In one of probably the most peculiar trials in Vienna this year, a woman was arrested and brought before a court to answer charges for drug trafficking she was seemingly unaware of. She was accused for having ordered three grams of heroin from the deep web. The lady however, refuted any claims of wrongdoing, saying she had no idea about ... Read More »

College Student Accused Of Helping Dark Web Drug Lord Friend

Following an investigation into the arrest of Dov Tenenboim 33, accused of running a dark web drug trade, authorities have discovered that Chaim Goldstein was his partner in running the drug enterprise. Court documents revealed how Chaim Goldstein, a friend and classmate of Tenenboim at Moriah College was his partner in smuggling darknet drugs into Australia. Goldstein was denied bail ... Read More »

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

Two Kelowna Residents Face Dark web Drug Charge

James Nelson, 36, and Cassie Bonthoux, 30, both face drug related charges after being arrested for establishing one of the most sophisticated drug organizations on the dark web. According to reports, the couple was involved in the exportation and the importation of drugs using the dark web as a medium. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) took the drug organization ... Read More »

Neustadter Youth Drug Supplier Jailed

A 29-year-old responsible for large-scale drug trafficking through the darknet has been sentenced to nine years and six months in prison. The young man was charged and handed the sentence by the presiding Judge, Klaus Halves, in a German Court in Coburg district. The convict was brought to court to answer to charges on drug dealing on the deep web ... 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 »

Germany: Police Arrest 28 Darknet Drug Buyers in Single Operation

Although the raids and arrests on July 25 only lasted a few hours, the investigation of dozens of darknet drug buyers began in late 2017, German customs (Zoll) said in a press release following the arrest of nearly 30 suspects only hours after the raids. The Zoll investigation culminated in a multi-agency raid in Neubiberg, Ottobrunn, Neuried, and Munich. More ... Read More »

Dream Vendor ‘Drug Commander’ Sentenced to 9.5 Years in Prison

According to an announcement from court officials in Bavaria, a judge in a Coburg court sentenced a 30-year-old darknet vendor to nine and a half years in prison and mandated drug and alcohol rehabilitation for running an international drug operation. The case ended roughly eight months after the eventful police chase and subsequent arrest in November 2017. The defendant still ... 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 »

NZ Man Sentenced to House Arrest for Drug Importation

Between 2016 and 2017, Christopher William Tett, 33, had ordered countless packages of ecstasy and methamphetamine from unidentified darknet vendors, the New Plymouth District Court heard at a recent sentencing hearing. Tett, according to his own confession, took to the darknet after learning he could access meth of a much higher quality than he could find anywhere in New Zealand. ... Read More »