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Dark Web Drug Ads Discovered in Online Classified Sections of B.C. News Sites Despite Illegal Drug Warnings

Despite the strict regulations against illegal online drug sales and the execution of many operations to crackdown dealers in these dangerous networks, two online newspapers were found to have displayed ads for illegal drugs sold on the dark web. The Kelowna Capital News and Similkameen Spotlight featured the ads in the classified section of their websites. In attempt to explain ... Read More »

A 23-Year-Old Styrian Admits Buying Large Amounts of Various Drugs on the Dark Web

German authorities seem to be making steady steps in the fight against darknet illegal trade. In a statement, the authorities say a Styrian has been arrested in the district of Liezen. According to the statement, the suspect was apprehended for ordering drugs on the darknet. The customs authorities stumbled on a suspicious package that triggered a police search, and upon ... Read More »

A 44-year-old Italian Man Arrested over Sale of Fentanyl on the Dark Web

A 44-year-old man has been arrested by the anti-narcotics police for procuring illegal narcotic drugs online from dark web markets. The drugs were shipped from Canada through postal services and allegedly paid for using virtual currencies. The Italian dark web drug trafficker from Cinisello Balsamo (Milan) was arrested by the carabinieri dell’antidroga Milanese (The Milan Anti-narcotic Police) for buying and ... Read More »

Another Canadian dark web drug dealer pleads guilty to charges, awaits sentencing in the U.S.

Christopher Bantli, a Canadian who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import fentanyl and other controlled substances into the United States, now awaits a lengthy sentence of up to 10 years in prison after a court appearance in Washington, DC this month. The 39-year-old entered guilty pleas before U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson for the District of Columbia after having ... Read More »

Shanese and Patricia Denied Bail over Alleged Dark Web Drug Crime

Magistrate Gabriel Fleming at the Nowra Local Court on 22 February 2019, denied bail requests from Patricia Koullias, 20, of Quaker Hill and Shanese Koullias, 24, of Callala Bay. The duo was charged by authorities for being involved in a prohibited drugs operation worth $17 million conducted through the dark web. According to a report, the detectives from the State ... Read More »

Assets of Two Members of a Dark Web Drug Trafficking Trio Frozen

Two members of an Australian dark web trafficking trio, made up of a 25-year-old man and two sisters, have had their assets frozen. The trio allegedly sold drugs worth over $17 million through the dark web for five years. They were arrested on the 14th of February following nine months of investigations against their operations by Strike Force Royden, a ... Read More »

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Hacker hits the dark web again with new stack of hacked accounts

Gnosticplayers, a cybercriminal making waves this month from dumping over millions of hacked accounts onto the dark web for sale, has struck again with another batch of hacked accounts. The notorious hacker, who, according to reports, is a Pakistani national, posted 127 million compromised online accounts from eight popular websites on a dark web marketplace for sale. The stolen data ... Read More »

Ex-Cop Called “Piratedeadpool” Stole Pensioner’s $3.4 Million Share Portfolio Using Dark Web

James Goris has pleaded guilty to one count each for obtaining property by deception, making identification information, child pornography, and using fake documents. The 46-year-old man used the dark web to make millions of dollars from Kenneth Holt, a pensioner, according to a report read at the Victoria County Court. In a statement released by Penny Thorp, the prosecutor, Goris ... Read More »

Ontario’s Attorney General Moves for the Forfeiture of 288 Bitcoin Seized from a Dark Web Drug Dealer

The government of Ontario, through its attorney general, is looking to acquire a forfeiture order against 288 bitcoins seized in the first bitcoin seizure ever by Canadian law enforcement. The bitcoins in question were seized from a dark web drug dealer in 2015. The bitcoin was seized following the dealer’s arrest after his attempt to purchase a Glock through the ... Read More »

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Research: Information processing among black-hat hackers during crisis periods over the dark web

Black hat hackers on the dark web are mostly on the borderline between being online libertarians and cybercriminals. Apart from the debate over their rightfulness, it is inarguable that it is highly important to thoroughly understand the organizational workings within their online communities. A recently published paper conducted a study of a black-hat hacker forum hosted as a Tor hidden ... Read More »