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German Politician Seeks More State Control Over Organized Crime

A CDU (Christian Democratic Union) politician seeks to introduce more state control to decrease the growth and eliminate the criminal economy in Germany. On May 16, Arndt Sinn, professor of International Criminal Law at the University of Osnabrück, presented his newly released study called the “Economic Power of Organized Crime”. According to the report, the illegal trade causes serious damage ... Read More »

DNM Vendors Still Selling Fake Euros, Despite German Crackdown

C. Aliens DNM Vendors Still Selling Fake Euros, Despite German Crackdown The counterfeit currency industry, in 2016, bloomed on the darknet and impacted specific regions far more than others. DeepDotWeb readers need no convincing that Germany has struggled with an influx​ of counterfeit currency, tickets, and nearly anything else worth counterfeiting. Even though Germany’s darknet crackdown started with weapons, a ... Read More »

German Attorney General: “We Only Catch The Stupid Criminals”

Andreas May, the Attorney General of Frankfurt, said that law enforcement authorities in Germany only arrest those darknet criminals who are “stupid”. Dark web crime in Germany had seen a rapid increase in the past year. In recent months, law enforcement authorities in the country had arrested and prosecuted numerous criminals who were using the dark web to purchase illicit ... Read More »

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Frankfurt: 50% of German Dark web Traffic is Illegal

On May 8, 2017, the Frankfurt public prosecutor spoke about the darknet and raised more questions regarding law enforcement’s job in policing hidden services. He acknowledged that the line between crime and free speech was undeniably difficult to distinguish. While allowing almost-unrestricted Tor access could save police resources and protect journalists, it might allow crime levels to go unchecked, he ... Read More »

Probation Sentence Imposed On German For Commercial Trafficking Of Amphetamine

The Sigmaringen District Court sentenced a German citizen to probation for ordering amphetamine from the darknet in large quantities and selling them to customers for a profit. According to the court documents, two trials were held by the jury and four witnesses had been heard in the case of the 39-year-old accused from Pfullendorf, Germany. The defendant was accused of ... Read More »

Update In German Vendor Shop Case: Six Suspects Sentenced To Prison

We have reported earlier that seven suspects who were allegedly running a vendor shop selling narcotics in Germany were standing trial in January. Now, the Duisburg District Court sentenced six defendants to prison and probation sentences. According to the court information, the gang had traded drugs between 2012 and their arrest on February 23, 2016. Police reported that the six ... Read More »

German Standing Trial For Ordering Three Guns From The Dark Web

A man from Neuburg-Schrobenhausen, Germany is standing trial for attempted purchase of three Glock guns from the dark web, along with growing and possessing large amounts of marijuana. “On a late summer afternoon last year. A man is sitting in a supermarket cafe. He’s waiting. A little later a young guy appears. He raises his hand briefly, reveals himself. The ... Read More »

German Ordered Narcotics From The Dark Web And Sent Out 46,000 Phishing Emails

Law enforcement authorities arrested a man from Montabaur, Germany for sending out approximately 46,000 phishing emails, and for ordering drugs from the dark net. According to a press release, the Cybercrime Center (LZC) of the General Public Prosecutor’s Office in Koblenz accused a 27-year-old man from Montabaur of computer hacking. According to the results of the investigation conducted by the ... Read More »

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Drug Overdose Deaths Increased In A German Region

According to a recent report, in Augsburg, Germany, and the surrounding area, the number of dead persons by drug overdose had increased to record levels. This number was not this high since 1998. In 2016, 42 persons were reported as dead due to narcotics overdose in Augsburg. This is the highest level since 1998. In 2015, 31 people died as ... Read More »