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Swiss Darknet Drug Dealer Handed a Conditional Prison Sentence

A 52-year-old man accused of using the darknet to sell cannabis and to view child pornographic material was handed a conditional prison sentence by the District Court of Brugg. The 52-year-old, whose name was withheld, reportedly engaged in darknet drug dealing from August 2016 to July 2017 when he was arrested. He received payments in bitcoin and delivered the drugs ... Read More »

Dark web heroin supplier handed lengthy prison sentence

A 30-year-old New Jersey native has been handed 170-months prison sentence, for his role in a heroin trafficking network across Fairfield County. David Monserrat Torres, on September 20 was given the sentence, coupled with five years’ of additional supervised release, by U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden. The culprit is alleged to be the head of a heroin trafficking network, ... Read More »

Man with “Pedophile Guide” Handed 8-Year Prison Sentence

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison and a subsequent 20 years of supervised release, for possessing child pornographic material. James Daosaeng, a Fort Smith native, also received a $4,900 fine in addition to his prison sentence. Reports state that Daosaeng had over 14,000 files of child pornography and images of tortured children in his ... Read More »

Canadian Programmer Connected to Yahoo Security Breach Handed Five Year Prison Sentence

A Kazakhstani born Canadian living in Hamilton, Ontario, who was associated with the infamous 2014 Yahoo security hack, received a five-year prison sentence. The security breach saw over 500 million Yahoo user accounts compromised, including personal credentials such as names, passwords, emails, phone numbers, and security questions. Some of the stolen credentials were eventually dumped on the dark web by ... Read More »