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Attempted Frag Grenade Buyer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

The UK’s National Crime Agency announced that a so-called “career criminal” was sentenced to life in prison for attempting to purchase three grenades on the dark web and for an assortment of drug crimes. Paul Christian Stellato, 47, used Alphabay under the pseudonym “cocaineking247” to purchase three fragmentation grenades from an Alphabay vendor. The NCA’s press releases made it difficult ... Read More »

Dutch Darknet Grenade Buyer Freed for Personal Reasons

In April 2017, a 37-year-old man from Leek had ordered numerous explosive devices on the darknet. The news only surfaced three months later at the suspect’s first court appearance. The court believed sufficient evidence existed to continue to hold the man until his sentencing hearing in December. However, at a September court appearance, the court allowed the man to leave ... Read More »

Attempted Grenade Buyer Gets 10 Years in Prison

After an investigation by the NCA and Organised Crime Partnership, authorities arrested a suspect for an attempted grenade purchase. The suspect, a 22-year-old man, pleaded guilty to an attempted grenade purchase. He paid a darknet vendor for a fully functioning grenade, the OCP said. A judge recently sentenced the 22-year-old Luis McMullan to 10 years in prison for his crimes. ... Read More »

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Federal Charge Against Teenager Who Tried To Buy Grenade From The Dark Web

A Kansas teenager was charged by federal prosecutors for attempted purchase of a grenade from the dark web. On April 19, federal prosecutors charged the 18-year-old Carlos Francisco Martin from Coffeyville with receiving an explosive meant to destroy property. According to police information, the suspect used bitcoins to purchase the grenade. Steven Gradert, from defense, said that his client is ... Read More »

Idar-Oberstein Man Sentenced For Buying Guns And Grenade

A 25-year-old from Idar-Oberstein was sentenced to prison for ordering two handguns, a grenade, ammunition and a “shooting pen” from a dark net market. According to official court information, the accused and his defender had withdrawn their appeal before the regional court in Bad Kreuznach on Monday. The 25-year-old was sentenced to one year and nine months in prison for ... Read More »