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German Darkweb Forum Owner to Appear in Court in November

The owner of the darkweb forum used by the Munich gunman faces charges in a 93-page indictment for providing a platform where users could buy and sell guns, drugs, and other illegal items. His charges stemmed from an investigation into the darkweb vendor who had given the Munich gunman the Glock 17 used in the murder of nine innocent civilians. ... Read More »

German Man Sentenced for Buying Drugs on the Darkweb from Rehab

A judge at the District Court of Konstanz sentenced a drug dealer to three years in prison for assorted drug crimes including selling drugs, buying them on the darkweb, having them shipped to a friend’s house, and using drugs himself. The person who received his packages was also sentenced but instead of prison time, she was fined 900 euros. In ... Read More »

German Couple Accused of Selling Ecstasy and Cocaine on the Darkweb

A 33-year-old living in Bavaria sold a massive amount of amphetamine, hashish, LSD, and ecstasy pills through a darkweb marketplace, the Ansbach Public Prosecutor said during a recent hearing. The man, known to the public as “Holger K.,” faces drug trafficking charges listed in an indictment that consisted of four pages worth of drug crimes. His wife has also been ... Read More »

Another German Darknet Heroin Dealer on Trial

The criminal trial against the 35-year old Paul T (not his real name) for alleged heroin and cocaine distribution through the dark web is currently in session in Germany. A cyber-cop from the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) or The Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany has been the main figure, a key player in this sting operation which happened nearly a year ... Read More »

German Dealer Raided for Facebook Posts About Cutting Off Heads

At the Stuttgart District Court, a judge sentenced a man from Schorndorf to four years in prison for selling drugs purchased on darkweb marketplaces, to people in Schorndorf and in Stuttgart. During the hearing, the court reviewed how German law enforcement launched the investigation into the drug dealer after someone alerted them of an indirect threat the man had posted ... Read More »

German Dealer Sentenced to 45 Months After Informing on His Customers

In late August, a judge in Germany sentenced a 47-year-old man from Enschede to three years and nine months in prison for selling drugs on the dark web under the name “Johnny Cash.” According to information provided by law enforcement, the man informed on numerous co-conspirators, customers, and even an owner of the darknet marketplace he had been using to ... Read More »

New Murder Charges Filed in German Dark Web Forum Case

In connection with the so-called “Munich massacre,” the Mannheim public prosecutor’s office has charged the alleged owner and operator of a German dark web forum with nine counts of negligent murder and five counts of negligent assault. These charges are being pursued alongside the previously filed 29 counts of intentional illicit drug trafficking and four counts of illegal drug possession. ... Read More »

German Men Sentenced for Shipping Packs for a Dark Web Vendor

A lengthy investigation in the town of Leonberg in the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg led to the arrest of two drug traffickers suspected of shipping hundreds of grams of marijuana and hashish to customers in Stuttgart, Cologne, Frankfurt, Munich and even Nuremberg. In a recent sentencing hearing, both (now convicted) drug traffickers received lenient prison sentences that the presiding ... 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 »

German Ecstasy Buyer Fined for

A young man faced a judge to receive sentencing for buying several packages of ecstasy from suppliers on the darknet. The man, referred to without a name or age, lived in the town of Frankenberg an der Eder in Hesse, Germany. Between an unknown date and the summer of 2017, the defendant had—by his own confession—ordered hundreds of ecstasy pills ... Read More »

German Judge Sentenced a Hansa Vendor to Two Years

At Ludwigsburg District Court, Judge Franziska Scheffel sentenced a 23-year-old darknet drug vendor to a suspended sentence of two years. At a previous court appearance, the court convicted the young man of the commercial trade of illegal narcotics and drug possession. According to information revealed in the courtroom, the man had been selling cocaine on the now-defunct Hansa market. The ... Read More »

German Police Arrest Two Suspected Darknet Dealers

In the town of Bad Nauheim in the Hesse state of Germany, narcotics officers with the Wetterau Criminal Police Department arrested two suspected darknet drug dealers they had been investigating for several months. Investigators had opened an investigation into the couple for suspected darknet drug distribution. The investigation paid off during the execution of an apartment search; the police uncovered ... Read More »

German Police Seize 50K LSD Tabs in Massive Bust

A large-scale and exhaustive international LSD trafficking operation led to the arrest of two suspected dealers and record-breaking drug seizures in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Not only did the operation result in a drug seizure that topped the charts for total number of drugs seized in a single bust in Rhineland-Palatinate, but it also broke Germany’s record for the total number of ... Read More »

German Teen Receives 2.5 Years Dealing on Dark Web

A 19 year old boy from the Eastern district of Altotting in Germany has been sentenced to do jail time for drug dealing. Passing the sentence, Christoph Warga, the judge who delivered the verdict said the amounts dealt were ‘unbelievable’. The teen was reportedly found in possession of assorted drugs worth 200,000 Euros. He confessed that the drugs included cocaine, ... Read More »

German Man Sentenced to Five Years for Subutex Trafficking

Due, in part, to a lengthy criminal record, the District Court of Konstanz sentenced a 49-year-old man to five years in prison for trafficking Subutex and hashish in person and on the darknet. Although the man argued that he had planned on using the drugs personally, the prosecutors claimed that the evidence contradicted his statements and the presiding judge agreed ... Read More »