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Man from Miami Beach Apprehended for Unlawful Exchange of Bitcoin for Cash

A web designer from Miami Beach is facing prosecution in the Third District Court for selling bitcoin to Ricardo Arias, an undercover detective. Michell Espinoza, aged 35, was charged with taking part in illegal transmitting and laundering of bitcoin worth $1,500. Detectives began to pursue Espinoza in 2014 when he was advertising himself as a bitcoin seller through the crypto-exchange ... Read More »

Scotland Man Jailed for Buying Firearm on the Dark Web

Police recently apprehended a 48-year-old male citizen of Scotland for buying a Glock 9mm handgun from the dark web. Loner David Mitchell has been repeatedly questioned by detectives, but he refused to tell them his motive behind the purchase of the weapons. Mitchell went on a darknet market site and made a deal with a vendor who sold the weapons ... 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 »

Billings Man and Daughter Accused of Running a Dark Web Drug Operation from West End Home

Authorities have accused a father and his daughter of running a large scale drug trafficking business and taking advantage of loopholes in postal services. Just like many other vendors, the duo set up a store on the dark web and ran illegal drug services though which they made profits in cryptocurrencies. They are said to have made numerous successful attempts ... Read More »

Lubbock Man Sentenced for Stealing Mail and Selling Personal Details on Dark Web

In Lubbock, Texas, a resident was prosecuted in a federal court of law on December 28 and sentenced to a four-year imprisonment along with an additional three years on probation following the prison sentence. The 31-year-old male named Garrett Austin Malone confessed to the crime of stealing mail in Lubbock and selling the personal information and credit cards obtained from ... Read More »

German Man Sentenced for Selling Stolen Identities on the Dark Web

A judge at a district court in Germany sentenced a fraudster to more than three years in prison for selling the personal information of his victims on the dark web and for using stolen information for his own fraudulent transactions. The defendant, 28, after his arrest, helped investigators track down accomplices and fully cooperated with the police. If not for ... Read More »

Austrian Man Busted for Ordering Amphetamine on the Dark Web

An Austrian man allegedly ordered large amounts of amphetamine on dark web marketplaces and then resold the amphetamine and other substances to local buyers. Police accused the man of ordering drugs on the dark web since 2017. In 2017, a man from Salzburg, Austria, allegedly started selling drugs to his friends, who also lived in the city of Salzburg. He ... Read More »

Bavarian Man Gets Community Service for Buying 800 Grams of Weed Online

A judge in a courtroom in Bavaria sentenced a young man to 60 hours of community service for purchasing a combined total of more than 800 grams of marijuana from various dark web vendors. The judge explained that the offense was incredibly serious, but the defendant’s direction in life had convinced him that no prison time was necessary. Daniel F., ... Read More »

German Man Sentenced to Probation for Buying Guns on Alphabay

A judge in a Bavarian courtroom sentenced a defendant to one year of probation for ordering several firearms and packages of ammunition from a vendor on the Alphabay market. However, since the man had not planned to use the guns, even the prosecutor agreed that prison was not necessary. At a hearing at the Schwandorf District Court, District Judge Ewald ... Read More »

A Glock 17 secured at a gun dealer in Marburg. Photo: Arne Dedert / Archive

Belgian Man Avoids Jail After Buying a Glock on the Dark Web

A Belgian man was sentenced to probation for purchasing a Glock and a silencer on the dark web. The court heard that the man had purchased the gun for the protection of his home and family after a burglar had broken into the family home. Driven by the bombings at the Brussels Airport, a 31-year-old man from Hainaut, Belgium, searched ... Read More »

A Californian Man Jailed for DDoS Cyber Attacks

A 44-year-old man from El Segundo, California has been convicted and sentenced to over two years in prison for his role in directing distributed denial of service to two websites that belong to the famous Oklahoma telescope company, Astronomics. The suspect, identified as David Chesley Goodyear, instigated the attacks in August 2016, as reported by the United States Attorney, Robert ... Read More »

A Canadian Man Living in Leesburg Pleads Guilty to Causing Opioid Overdose Deaths

Leesburg Police Department in conjunction with the Washington Field Office Safe Street and the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a Canadian man who was living in Leesburg and charged him with distribution of fentanyl and heroin that led to overdose deaths. According to the documents presented in court by the prosecutor, the suspect was identified as Joseph Riley Curry, 29 ... Read More »