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Steroid Trafficker Sentenced for Online Distribution Ring

According to Acting United States Attorney Tom Larson of the Western District of Missouri, the second defendant of a four person online steroid smuggling ring received a sentence in a federal court. The defendant, Aaron Vincent Schweidler, a 32-year-old from Smithfield, NC, ran a $2.25 million anabolic steroid “over the internet” conspiracy. U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays sentenced him ... Read More »

Falkengeld-Fraud ends for two Innviertler in custody

Two Austrians Sentenced For Ordering Counterfeit Euro Notes To Finance Their Drug Addictions

Two men from Schärding, Austria and Ried, Austria were sentenced to prison for ordering counterfeit euro bills from the darknet and putting them into circulation to finance their narcotic addiction issues. According to police information, the two suspects, in order to finance their lives, and above it all, their drug addictions at least for a short time, ordered 50 pieces ... 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 »

French Student Sentenced To Prison For Selling Drugs At The University

Law enforcement authorities in France arrested a university student who is suspected of ordering narcotics from the dark web and selling them locally. According to police information, the 23-year-old computer science student, who was a ”festive consumer”, preferred to use the darknet to purchase the drugs versus shady street deals. Investigators claimed that all kinds of narcotics are sold on ... Read More »

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Update In Vendor Case: Swedish GHB Seller Sentenced To Prison

Recently, after the suspect from Jönköping, Sweden admitted most of the offenses he was charged with, the court sentenced him to prison. In mid-March, we reported that a man in his 40s is standing trial for dark web drug trafficking charges. Now, on April 2, the Jönköping District Court sentenced the 37-year-old (police only released that the alleged perpetrator was ... Read More »

Georgia Man Sentenced for Darknet Child Porn Guides

A 28-year-old man from Gwinnett County, Georgia, operated a clearnet website where he hosted child pornography. He additionally wrote guides for other pedophiles on making use of the darknet to view, distribute, and discuss topics regarding child pornography, After less than one hour of deliberation, the jury convicted the defendant, Thomas Scot Edvalson, of 22 counts of sexual exploitation of ... Read More »

Marijuana Trafficker Sentenced to 8 Years for Postal Robbery

Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, announced the sentencing of a North Carolina drug trafficker. He organized the shipping of 144 kilograms of marijuana from Arizona to North Carolina. Furthermore, the defendant—Dorian Dent Williams, a 25-year-old from Kernersville, North Carolina—robbed a USPS employee at gunpoint. Over the years, DeepDotWeb covered countless drug trafficking cases. ... Read More »

AfterHour “Mildly” Sentenced After for Working With Police

In January, Brandenburg officials announced that the FBI helped German law enforcement catch a darknet drug trafficker and three of his accomplices. The main defendant, a 31-year-old known as Mark W., sold drugs on the Silk Road marketplace before law enforcement shut the site down. The Brandenburg resident and accomplices sold more than 1.05 million euros between April 2012 and ... Read More »

Group Sentenced For Massive Stolen Debit Card Scheme

In March 2017, Senior U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge sentenced four for wire fraud conspiracy. Back in December 2016, a federal grand jury convicted six members of the same “crew” on conspiracy to commit wire fraud charges. The four members that Judge Lodge sentenced together received an additional host of independent convictions. And all of them consisted of wire ... Read More »

Man Sentenced to Probation for 100g Amphetamine Order

  On March 16, a 26-year-old from Weissenhorn stood before a judge at the Supreme Court of Appeals on amphetamine distribution charges. The 26-year-old ordered the drug once – in 2014. And the order involved no intended distribution. He simply wanted amphetamine; he used it as early as age twelve—thanks, in part, to his mother—an amphetamine user as well. As ... Read More »

Leader of Online Carding Forums Sentenced in Mississippi

In June, 2014, Homeland Security Investigations in Mississippi began an investigation into Milad Kalantari, an Iranian citizen. Throughout the course of the investigation, HSI learned that Kalantari ran an “international fraud organization.” More specifically, they learned that the 32-year-old Iranian ran multiple websites that sold stolen credit card information. After a multi-year provided, the case closed on March 9, 2017, ... Read More »

Four Defendants Sentenced In Dutch Vendor Shop Case

Four suspects were sentenced in the Netherlands for charges, including the running of a vendor shop on the dark web selling narcotics, drug trafficking, and money laundering. According to the court documents, the defendants were running a vendor shop on the dark net selling drugs under the pseudo names “Amsterdam United” and “King Albert Heijn”. The suspects used various marketplaces ... Read More »

The cocaine was sent in a "brief". Photo: VN

Austrian Sentenced For Cocaine Shipment He Never Ordered

A 24-year-old man from Vorarlberg, Austria was sentenced for a package of cocaine addressed to him he never ordered. Earlier this year, the customs officers in Vienna intercepted a package containing a birthday card and two grams of cocaine from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The parcel was addressed to the 24-year-old suspect, however, according to him, he never ordered or received ... Read More »

Former Silk Road 2.0 Buyer Sentenced to Prison

On March 13, acting U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced that Chief U.S. District Judge Robert J. Jonker sentenced a Michigan man to prison for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Michael Carlton Paiva, the defendant, bought significant quantities of drugs from vendors on the Silk Road 2.0. The feds watched him until 2017 when they gathered enough evidence to send Paiva ... Read More »