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Leader to an Elmira Dark Web Opioid Trafficking Ring Sentenced to Over 17 Years in Federal Prison

According to an announcement by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of New York, a 31-year-old man from Elmira who, with a co-conspirator, headed an opioid dark web trafficking ring was sentenced to 17 years and six months in federal prison. The sentence was issued after the man was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute ... Read More »

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 »

Portsmouth Man Gets Prison Term for Dark Web Card Fraud after an Earlier Pardon by Judge

Montray King has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the illegal possession of a firearm and fraud with identification documents. According to a report, King was earlier given a two-year probationary term after being charged for involvement in drugs and instigating a police chase. However, just ten days into his probationary term, he committed another ... Read More »

German Darknet Drug Dealer Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

A software engineer from Geldern, Germany, was sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of darknet drug trafficking. The 37-year-old man had told the court that he engaged in the illicit sale of drugs to help his cousin. In passing the sentence, the court determined that the man sold cannabis and its products through the darknet ... Read More »

Germany in the DeepWeb Admin Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

A German court sentenced the owner of one of most prolific dark web forums in Germany to six years in prison for allowing the sale of firearms on the forum. A judge held him accountable for several homicides and assaults connected to the forum. A 31-year-old from Karlsruhe was identified as the owner of the German dark web forum, “Germany ... Read More »

Dark Web Xanax Vendor “OlympusXans” Sentenced to 126 Months in Prison

A drug dealer, who sold Xanax on the Alphabay dark web market, was sentenced to more than ten years in prison for several crimes associated with drug trafficking conspiracy. A judge in an Alabama courtroom handed down the sentence in December 2018. United States Attorney Jay E. Town of the Northern District of Alabama announced that United States District Judge ... Read More »

Judge Sentences South Florida Fentanyl Dealer to Federal Prison

A federal judge sentenced the last member of a fentanyl trafficking ring in Florida to six years and six months in prison for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance analogue. The final defendant, according to information revealed in a plea agreement, had organized the group and controlled the importation of controlled substances from labs in China. The United States Attorney ... Read More »

Father-Son Duo Sentenced to Prison for Selling Fentanyl on Alphabay

A United States District Judge in New York sentenced the father and son behind a dark web vendor account responsible for at least one non-lethal overdose and more than 100 separate fentanyl and oxycodone transactions. Both men were sentenced to five years in federal prison, a period of supervised release, and forfeitures of all Bitcoin earned during their drug trafficking ... Read More »

Two Hackers Sent to Prison for Their Roles in Hacking Talk Talk Company

Two suspected hackers have been sent to jail for conspiring and taking a role in compromising Talk Talk Telecommunication Company back in 2015. The two cybercriminals were identified as Mathew Hanley, 23, and Connor Allsopp, 21, who are both from Staffordshire. According to the court records, the two young hackers stole personal identifiable information (PII), banking details, and credit card ... Read More »