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Opioid Trafficker Admits Selling and Manufacturing Fentanyl Analogues

The leader of an opioid distribution operation in New York pleaded guilty to drug charges linked to the distribution of U-47700 and furanyl fentanyl purchased from various darkweb suppliers. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York announced that Robert Ian Thatcher, 30, had pleaded guilty to two charges ... Read More »

“Most Prolific” Fentanyl Vendor in the US Admits Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

The owners of the most prolific fentanyl vendor account in the United States have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. In addition to being the top fentanyl vendor in the United States, the same drug dealers ranked fourth in ratings and reviews worldwide. According to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio, two Texans ... Read More »

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The rise of Fentanyl in the US and EU darknet marketplaces

Fentanyl is a “Schedule I” drug and one of the widely used synthetic opioids in medicine. In the United States, illegally produced fentanyl, as well as its analogues, New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), which are newly available drugs whose chemical structure is being modified to skirt around law enforcement agents (LEAs). They are used by traffickers to adulterate namely heroin, and ... Read More »

ANALYSIS OF THE REPORT ON FENTANYL DISTRIBUTION IN THE US

At the start of the month, a report was issued by Mathew C. Allen, the Assistant Director of Domestic Operations, Homeland Security Investigations. The report was given before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. The main agenda was to inform the officials on the measures that were being taken to combat the smuggling of illegal Fentanyl from ... 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 »

ANALYSIS OF THE REPORT ON FENTANYL DISTRIBUTION IN THE US

At the start of the month, a report was issued by Mathew C. Allen, the Assistant Director of Domestic Operations, Homeland Security Investigations. The report was given before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. The main agenda was to inform the officials on the measures that were being taken to combat the smuggling of illegal Fentanyl from ... 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 »

Connecticut Man Denies Selling Fentanyl as “1nolefb1” on the Darkweb

The United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut announced that a Norwich man pleaded not guilty to several drug and firearm charges at a court in Bridgeport. A federal grand jury recently returned an indictment charging the man with fentanyl and fentanyl analogue distribution through an account on the Dream darkweb marketplace and related firearm charges. According to John ... Read More »

Alleged Darkweb Vendor Arrested for Selling 50,000 Fentanyl Pills

According to U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft, a San Diego woman has been indicted in Illinois for a fentanyl distribution conspiracy involving the alleged distribution of more than 50,000 “misbranded fentanyl pills” through the Dream darkweb marketplace. The indictment, in addition to the fentanyl distribution conspiracy, charged the alleged drug dealer with money laundering conspiracy. Melissa Scanlan, 31, allegedly sold ... Read More »

Suspect Behind “GermanTeam” Vendor Account Admits Fentanyl Distribution

At a recent hearing at a District Court in Dortmund, Germany, one of the three suspects accused of running a carfentanil trafficking operation through an account on a darkweb marketplace admitted to his role in the conspiracy. Three men—two brothers and a younger business associate—face lengthy prison sentences after German special forces raided their apartments in 2017 in response to ... Read More »

Dark web Vendor “Gman19635” Admits Fentanyl Conspiracy

A St. Petersburg, Florida, man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute fentanyl through the Alphabay darknet marketplace, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady said in an August announcement. According to court documents and the announcements on the website for the United States Attorney’s Office of the Western District of Pennsylvania, the defendant sold several illegal drugs, including fentanyl and ... Read More »