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Wall Street Market exit scamming – Do not deposit

The Dread Forum, which is a popular reddit-like forum on the dark web, has just published an interesting thread that claims that the dark net market Wall Street Market is most likely exit scamming. The story began a few weeks ago, when the Dream Market, the oldest standing darknet marketplace, has announced that it is shutting down. Accordingly, the majority ... Read More »

Dream Market Marijuana Vendor Sentenced to Prison in Germany

A judge at the Kleve District Court sentenced three defendants for selling hundreds of kilograms of marijuana and hashish through Dream Market to customers throughout Germany. During sentencing, one of the defendants called the drug trafficking operation the “biggest mistake he had ever made.” The sentencing hearing marked the end of a case that began in March 2018. Investigators of ... Read More »

Dream Market will Permanently Suspend Operations Next Month

Dream Market, one of the largest darkweb marketplaces of all time, will be shutting down in April 2019, according to an announcement posted by the market’s staff members. On March 26, customers and vendors logged into their Dream Market accounts and found themselves unable to use the marketplace’s most basic functions. The marketplace had replaced the listings for drugs, stolen ... Read More »

Latvian Arrested for Ordering Darknet Packages of Drug from Netherlands on ‘Dream market’

A Latvian teenage citizen was arrested and detained by the Border and Customs Police of the States Revenue Authority for allegedly ordering and receiving illegal drug packages procured off the dark web. The illicit packages are believed to have been shipped from the Netherlands and Holland after having been paid for with virtual currencies and delivered through postal services to ... Read More »

A German Faces Trial for Drugs Ordered on ‘Dream Market’

A German man accused of placing two illegal orders for drugs on dark web marketplaces was sentenced in court. He is said to have ordered several small packages of different illegal drugs from the dark web for personal consumption and had them delivered to his home address by mail. The 40 year old man from Pemfling appeared at Chamer District ... Read More »

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An Overview of the ARMOR Black Market Quarterly Report

In various parts of both the surface web and dark web, stolen data, malware, hacking services, and other forms of illegal products and services, are being traded almost every day. Armor’s annual Black Market report represents a peek into the dark world of cybercrime on the dark web that most regular web users do not see. The Threat Resistance Unit ... Read More »

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Research: The aftermaths of Operation Bayonet and the migration of vendors to Dream Market

In the summer of 2017, an international operation, known as Operation Bayonet, led by the FBI and the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU) targeted two popular darknet marketplaces. The FBI successfully took down Alphabay, and the NHTCU silently took over, administered, and shut down Hansa Market. By coordinating these international efforts, both agencies expected vendors active on Alphabay ... Read More »

Two Indicted for Selling Cocaine and Marijuana on Dream Market

Two California men have been selling cocaine and marijuana through several accounts on at least one darkweb marketplace, according to information revealed in an eleven-count indictment returned in October. The suspected darkweb drug dealers were targeted by the Northern California Illicit Digital Economy Task Force as part of an ongoing investigation into online drug trafficking. Eddy Steven Sandoval Lopez, age ... Read More »

Alleged Swedish Drug Market Admin Busted in Sweden

According to officials from Sweden’s National Unit Against International and Organized Crime, law enforcement in Sweden arrested a man on drug charges who had allegedly had been working as the administrator of the Swedish darkweb drug market Flugsvamp 2.0. In an interview with a Swedish news outlet, a government official speaking on behalf Sweden’s National Unit Against International and Organized ... Read More »

Alleged Swedish Drug Market Admin Busted in Sweden

According to officials from Sweden’s National Unit Against International and Organized Crime, law enforcement in Sweden has arrested a man on drug charges who had allegedly been working as the administrator of the Swedish darkweb drug market Flugsvamp 2.0. In an interview with a Swedish news outlet, a government official speaking on behalf Sweden’s National Unit Against International and Organized ... Read More »

Alleged Dream Market Vendor “5thAvenue” Arrested in New Hampshire

According to recently unsealed court documents in a New Hampshire court, a local couple had been selling heroin on the Dream darkweb market for at least eight months. Drug Enforcement Administration special agents in Florida launched the investigation in early 2018 and New Hampshire police arrested the suspected darkweb drug drug dealers on August 27, 2018. The couple, a Drug ... Read More »

Gary Davis Pleads not Guilty to Helping to Run Silk Road Market

Gary Davis has pleaded not guilty to charges related to helping Ross Ulbricht run the infamous Silk Road market. According to a report made public, Davis also pleaded not guilty to multiple charges. These included conspiracy charges to distribute narcotics, to commit computer hacking and to commit money laundering. According to an indictment filed against him in 2013 by the ... Read More »

Progress in Vienna Against Narcotics Drugs on the Dark Market

This March, Vienna hosted the meeting for the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND). The countries involved came together to take head-on the agenda of hindrances confounding the drug-control campaign. Among the discussed issues, and one common on American soil was the opioids menace. The discussion featured among many, fentanyl and its derivatives, whose threat is considerably unparalleled. This was ... Read More »