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Four Ukrainians Who Ran xDedic Arrested and the Site Taken Down

An international multiagency operation resulted in the takedown of xDedic, a darknet store dedicated to the sale and purchase of access to hacked servers from all over the world. The takedown was marked by the arrest of four Ukrainians believed to be the administrators of the online store and the seizure of xDedic’s domain and servers in Belgium and Ukraine. ... Read More »

Rancho Cordova Nurse Arrested for Plot to Sell Opioids over the Darknet

Federal agents have arrested a female nurse from Rancho Cordova, California, for selling prescription opioids on the dark web. Carrie Alaine Markis ran an online pharmacy, known as Farmacy41, where she sold over 20,000 opioid pills to people all over the country. According to evidence shared in court, Markis communicated with her customers online through private messages. She informed them ... Read More »

3 Australian Men Arrested for Importing Drugs from the Darknet

Three Australian men are accused by law enforcement of being part of a drug syndicate that had imported drugs such as ketamine, cocaine, methamphetamine, and MDMA into Australia from foreign vendors who operated on darknet markets. In May of last year, 34 year old Chaim Goldstein was the first of the three accused men to be arrested by law enforcement. ... Read More »

Billings Woman Arrested Alongside her Father Pleads Not Guilty to Dark Web Drug Trafficking

A 29-year-old Billings woman entered a not guilty plea after she was indicted with dark web drug trafficking charges. The woman was arrested alongside her 69-year-old father, whom the authorities believe she ran the dark web drug trafficking operation with from their West End home. The two allegedly accepted payment in bitcoin and delivered the drug packages to their clients ... Read More »

Two Young Men Arrested for Importing Dark Web Drugs Worth Lakhs

Police in Delhi have arrested two young men for importing illegal drugs worth several lakhs. The two suspects are accused of using the dark web to place online orders of illicit drugs and paying for the orders with virtual currencies. The imported drugs were then delivered through a courier firm. The two young men, who are in their early 20s ... Read More »

Nine Dark Web Drug Dealers Arrested for Selling Narcotics with Cryptocurrencies

Nine dark web drug traffickers have been arrested for buying and selling narcotics on a Korean illegal dark web platform using virtual currencies. According to a report released on Sunday by the Seoul Central District Office of Public Prosecutions, the nine suspects are in custody for allegedly trading controlled substances on a hidden online trading platform on the dark web ... Read More »

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Arrested addicted doctor bought cocaine and heroin on dark web

Dr. Torin Finver has been arrested for ordering controlled substances from the dark web. As the addiction recovery program director at the University at Buffalo Medical School and as a specialized doctor in the treatment of substance abuse, Finver’s actions, secretly relying on the anonymity of the dark web to buy drugs and then using the using the drugs himself, ... Read More »

Tulsa food truck owner arrested for buying drugs on dark web

A Tulsa food truck owner is in police custody for allegedly ordering illegal drugs from the dark web and paying with bitcoin. According to the report, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted a package said to contain dangerous drugs. After consulting the appropriate bodies and engaging in effective communication, authorities traced the owner of the package and arrested Jeremy ... Read More »

Switzerland: Four Men Arrested for Using Dark Web “Child Porn” Forum

Authorities in Switzerland have arrested four suspected members of the dark web child abuse forum, “Elysium.” Europol has been coordinating the investigation between German authorities and Fedpol. In 2017, the German Federal Criminal Police Office raided the home owned by the operator of Germany’s largest child pornography forum on the dark web. They arrested the forum owner and seized the ... Read More »

CoinFlux CEO Arrested in Romania for Alleged Crimes in the US

The Romanian Organized Crime Brigade and United States Secret Service arrested the CEO of a Romanian cryptocurrency exchange for computer fraud, money laundering, and several similar charges. United States authorities worked with law enforcement in Romania to arrest Vlad Nistor, the CEO of CoinFlux. Now, according to numerous Romanian news outlets, the United States Department of Justice is working to ... Read More »

Two Croatians Arrested for Ordering Almost Two Kilograms of Drugs Online

An elderly grandparent and one of his alleged grandchildren ordered a massive amount of amphetamine and ecstasy from a dark web marketplace, authorities in Croatia announced in early December. The family members had allegedly planned to resell the drugs throughout the country. Authorities in Bjelovar, Croatia arrested a 75-year-old grandparent and his 20-year-old grandchild for serious drug offences. The State ... Read More »

Three Cybercrime Gang Members Who Used Dark Web Fraud Arrested

Three men were recently arrested in Rochdale, Greater Manchester in England for purchasing crucial personal data on the dark web and later using the data to buy goods valued at over £1 million in local stores. According to the investigators, the cybercriminals have so far made more than 300 of such fraudulent purchases. These crimes date back to 2014 and ... Read More »