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Trial for Elysium Admins to Run Through March 2019

The trial for the alleged owners, admins, and staff members of a dark web child abuse forum will run at least four months longer than the courts had planned, a spokesperson for the prosecutor’s office revealed. German authorities have been prosecuting Elysium members since the forum takedown in 2017. The forum administration and other staff members have been presenting unique ... Read More »

A German Faces Trial for Drugs Ordered on ‘Dream Market’

A German man accused of placing two illegal orders for drugs on dark web marketplaces was sentenced in court. He is said to have ordered several small packages of different illegal drugs from the dark web for personal consumption and had them delivered to his home address by mail. The 40 year old man from Pemfling appeared at Chamer District ... Read More »

Trial Begins for Men Accused of Buying Glocks from a Cop on the Darkweb

The trial for two Co Antrim men accused of attempting to purchase a Glock on the darkweb began in October at Belfast Crown Court. At the first appearance, the court heard how both suspects had interacted with an undercover police officer and discussed their plans over WhatsApp before getting arrested during the “gun deal.” The Police Service of Northern Ireland ... Read More »

Jury Trial Scheduled for Alleged Darkweb Xanax Vendor from Illinois

A suspected Xanax vendor was arraigned on drug trafficking and money laundering charges in a hearing at the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. According to a Department of Justice press release, the suspected darkweb vendor’s first court appearance had taken an unusual turn when, instead of arraigning the man, the judge delayed the next hearing ... 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 »

Darkweb Vendor “GermanTeam” on Trial in Dortmund

On August 15, two brothers and an accomplice faced a judge in the Dortmund District Court for allegedly operating a dark web drug distribution operation. The appearance marked the first appearance in a trial expected to last through the month of November due to the severity and number of charges. According to the prosecution, the two brothers sold fentanyl, carfentanil, ... Read More »

Trial Date Set for Alleged Elysium Admin

In the District Court of Limburg in early August, the alleged administrator of the darknet child abuse forum “Elysium” will stand trial before Judge Marco Schneider for 12 days in one of the biggest child abuse cases in Germany. Three co-conspirators will be joining the alleged administrator on August 2. All three, according to the German authorities behind the Elysium ... Read More »

Two on Trial for Selling Son to Pedophiles on the Darknet

In a child abuse case connected to users of Tabooless Chat and darknet child abuse forums, a mother and her partner have gone to trial in Freiburg for allowing pedophiles to rape their nine-year-old son in exchange for thousands of euros. German authorities arrested the couple in September 2017 after someone had sent an anonymous tip that exposed the child ... Read More »

Six Teenagers on Trial for Darknet Distribution Operation

At the Coburg Regional Court, a group of six teenagers faced charges connected to a massive darknet drug operation. Officials have called the case “exceptional “ due to the abnormalities seen in the business model and scale of an operation allegedly headed by someone so young. The main defendant—an 18-year-old—allegedly controlled the group’s supply of drugs through contacts in the ... Read More »

British Dark Web Fentanyl Gang Captured, Trial Set

Three brits who operated a dark web drug business are now in line for a jail sentence after admitting guilt to selling fatal fentanyl across the globe through a mail order system they set up. Those arrested included: 22-year-old Jake Levene, of Turner Close, Wakefield, 45-year-old Lee Childs of Bedale Court, Morley, Leeds and Mandy Christopher Lowther, a 21-year-old from ... Read More »

Swiss Man Faces Trial After 800 Darknet Drug Transactions

Photo Credits: Blick: The suspect used DVD cases to peddle cocaine, Marijuana and other drugs throughout Switzerland. It’s a big catch for Police in Lucerne Switzerland after arresting a major online drug dealer. The 34-year-old man from the capital city – made 800 transactions over the darknet between 2014 and 2016. After a very lengthy investigation, spanning years, the Lucerne ... Read More »

Trial Set for Latvian Accused of Running Malware Operation on Darknet

Ruslans Bondars, a permanent resident of Latvia was arrested and accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and computer hacking aimed at businesses in the United States of America. The latest update of his arrest is that a trial has been set for him. Together with a Russian, Jurijs Martisevs, they sold sophisticated malware on the Dark web, as well ... Read More »