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Tacoma Resident Imprisoned for Selling Drugs via the Darknet

A 31-year-old male from Tacoma, Washington, was recently arrested by authorities for trafficking drugs via the dark web, as stated by the U.S. Office of the Attorney. Travis Phillips was identified by the Dutch National Police as a drug trafficker in April 2017, following which further investigations were focused on him. Their efforts began when they discovered Phillips was planning ... 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 »

A 17-Year-Old Young Man from Herne Bay Dies After Taking Dark Web Drugs

A seventeen-year-old boy suffered a drug-related death from substances he obtained from the dark web. William Horley, a resident of Herne Bay in Kent, England, was attending school at Herne Bay High and worked at the Lobster Shack restaurant at Whitstable. A day before his death, Horley had been working at the restaurant with his twenty-one-year-old friend, Henry Forsyth, a ... 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 »

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Research: Analyzing the use of messaging and social media apps to trade and access drugs

Drug suppliers have been increasingly using modern technologies to boost profits and minimize risk during the past few years. Even though a large number of research studies have examined drug sales via surface internet pharmacies as well as darknet marketplaces, no research studies have delved into the role of smartphone messaging applications and social media in the modern drug economy. ... 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 »

Three including a Nigerian held in Chennai for supplying dark web drugs to pub

Indian authorities have arrested three persons, including a Nigerian man, age 30, for engaging in illegal drug distribution. According to the report, the trio were active distributors of synthetic drugs to pubs in Porur and its surrounding area. The Indian authorities revealed that the arrested dealers operated with a clear intention of supplying dark web ordered drugs to tourists in ... 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 »

Two Men Sentenced by Valais Court for Drugs Bought on Dark Web and Delivered by Mail

The decision by the Valais court to sentence two men has left the underground web exposed for its illegal activities. Communication and purchase of illegal goods and services through dark web marketplaces could be the smartest way criminals use to avoid being tracked by law enforcement agencies. The 20-year-old man was sentenced to 80 days imprisonment and a fine of ... Read More »

Police Bust a Man Who Buys Drugs from the Dark Web

Law enforcement from Holbeach arrested a 32- year-old man identified as Peter Buchanan for a number of charges against him. The suspect is said to have been using dark web markets to buy illegal drugs like cannabis. However, the police are not certain if they were later distributed to other people for use. The suspect would not have been arrested ... Read More »