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28-year-old German Sentenced To Probation For Ordering Drugs

A 28-year-old man from Aibling, Germany was sentenced to 22 months of probation for ordering drugs from the dark web. According to police information, the Aibling electrician ordered drugs in 16 cases in 2013. The 28-year-old thought he was in complete anonymity when he made the purchases, however, he was among those persons who the FBI cracked their IP addresses. ... Read More »

Smuggling Counterfeit Drugs Is The New Business In Germany

According to a report by welt.de, organized criminals cut huge profits by smuggling counterfeit drugs into Germany. Unlike “traditional drugs”, counterfeit pills are quite easy to smuggle and can be sold for high prices, the report says. However, German authorities are allegedly planning a two-step action to create a barrier for this new trade. Currently, a criminal gang is standing ... Read More »

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Authorities Push Legislation That Aims To End The Shipping Of Drugs Via USPS

In September, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman delivered remarks on the Senate floor, highlighting his legislation to stop opioid trafficking. Following mass overdoses on fentanyl and carfentanil, lawmakers are racing to combat what has been described as an epidemic. Portman’s legislation, the Synthetics Trafficking & Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act, focuses on making trafficking via USPS more difficult. “It [carfentanil] comes from ... Read More »

Two German Dealers Caught, 100,000 Euros Worth Of Drugs Seized

Police officers in Emlichheim arrested two alleged drug dealers on September 9th. There is a chance that the 53 and 56-year-old men were selling drugs on the dark net since law enforcement authorities seized 37 letters full of drugs, ready for delivery. According to the police report, the men sent narcotics within Germany and internationally. During the search, authorities found ... Read More »

Engineering Student Admitted Selling Drugs He Ordered From Dark Web

Zhe Wang, a 20 year-old Queens resident and former engineering student at the University at Buffalo, admitted to money laundering and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. He was one of three people taken into custody. In 2015, Wang used around $74,000 worth of bitcoins to purchase Xanax from a darknet marketplace. According to the law enforcement authorities, the former UB ... Read More »

Dark Web Use Rising Making Drugs Safer EU Report Says

According to a report from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), dark net usage is rising in popularity in the EU. The report says the dark web had received pretty much attention in the past and is playing an important role in the drug trade “particularly with respect to sales of new psychoactive substances.” The EMCDDA ... Read More »

Australia Post Unable to Detect Drugs or Explosives in Mail

In news that may be reassuring to some, Australia Post claims they can’t legally detect drugs in the mail and even if they could – they lack the technology to do so. ABC News filed a Freedom of Information request to gather details on investigations of illegal narcotics being sent through the mail. For those who are unaware, Australia Post ... Read More »

Drugs 101: Ketamine

Ketamine is a drug used to start and maintain anesthesia, because of its pain killing properties, sedation, memory loss, and trance like effects on users.  It’s sold under the brand name Ketalar, and is a schedule III controlled substance. On top of being a general anesthetic, Ketamine is an NMDA receptor antagonist. Simply stated, ketamine dissociates users, which provides a ... Read More »

EU Drug Report 2016: Every 4th European Has Tried Illicit Drugs

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) recently published a study about the trends and developments of illegal substances in the European Union. According to the research, one in 4 EU citizen have already tried drugs. The European drug market is already one of the biggest in the world, however, the demand for illegal substances is growing ... Read More »

Dark Web Vendor Chemical Love Busted, More Than 50 Kg Of Drugs Seized

In Rhineland-Palatinate five men were arrested by the local police, according to the law enforcement authorities, the five men were running the vendor shop, “Chemical Love”, on the dark web. In the basement of a gang member, police found 54kg amphetamines, 1.3 kg cocaine, 4 kg heroin and 25,000 ecstasy pills. One of them is the former football player, Walter ... Read More »

Increased Reports of New Zealanders Ordering Drugs Online

Kiwi’s are increasingly using social media to buy and sell drugs, and are finding it easier than ever to get P, according to new drug monitoring research. The Illicit Drug Monitoring System(IDMS) study shows that nearly three-quarters of frequent drug users now use social media and encrypted websites to purchase and sell narcotics. Conducted by Massey University academics and funded ... Read More »

Dealers Selling Drugs On The “Amazon Of India”

Purchasing drugs on the darknet? Why do that when you can purchase from “IndiaMart”? On IndiaMart, you will find vendors selling everything from illegal drugs to old movies. One would think that a market like IndiaMart wouldn’t be successful but they’re worth $146 million. IndiaMart, currently employing 2600 people, is one of India’s largest online marketplace. Not counting the legitimate ... Read More »

Maryland Bill To Decriminalize Drugs

Maryland House Bill 1119, sponsored by Delegate Dan Morhaim, aims to downgrade “violations relating to the use or possession of specified de minimis quantities of specified controlled dangerous substances” from misdemeanors to civil offenses; effectively decriminalizing drugs. However, the bill also aims to penalize anyone for using or possessing less than 10 grams of marijuana or anyone possessing a “de ... Read More »